By Soma Morgenstern, Ludwig Lewisohn
That pagan onslaught upon the Jewish humans which destroyed one third
of that folks, that crime Lord Russell of Liverpool referred to as the best crime in all historical past, has been documented in a dozen languages.
Through gradual and hard years of
impassioned artistic attempt, Soma
Morgenstern has summed up, distilled, symbolized the incomparable tragedy of his humans into an primarily poetic shape that's transparent with a very good highbrow readability, in addition as
majestic with the grandeur of the subject he treats. it is going to, without doubt, melt the calloused judgment of right and wrong and
shake to its intensity the center of Christian in addition to Jew. and it'll accomplish that no longer as outcry or propaganda, yet as tale, as image, as nice epic artwork in a kind of singular purity.
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Nevermore did they leave them out of their sight, not when they studied, nor when they played. If the mother left the house in order to seek out a neighbor woman or to make her purchases, the door of the scribe's room was open so that, sitting over his parchments, he might yet hear the voice of the children while they were at play in the house or before it. And the children were permitted to enter their father's workshop if they should need to speak to him. "These children, moreover, even as from their ten derest years on they possessed a measure of understanding and a zeal for learning, so, too, were they of an early ma turity in manners and morals.
The other replied: 'When the Messiah comes, the whole world will be a Holy Land. ' "The Torah scribe could not distinguish the voice of one of his sons from the voice of the other. And so he arose and listened and looked out at the window, in order to de termine which of his two sons was of the one, which of the other opinion. "But the children, although they could not see their father at the window, nor had heard him step to the win dow, did not continue their discourse. Nor did they resume it, although the scribe listened for quite a space of time at the window.
He is no concern of ours. We were summoned here on account of the box. And the box, according to your own declaration, is the property of the German army. Let us then take our leave. " "You were summoned hither on account of this box; that is correct," said the Messenger. "And as you were called at the right time, so you will also be dismissed at the right time. As far as the officer here is concerned, he, too, as well as his men, have been commanded to come here on account of the box. " the officer yelled.