News Highlights Telling Stories in the First-Person Plural

By Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld
PROOF Winter Spring 2022 illustration
Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld, President of Hebrew College

When my son was 3 years old, we visited my great aunt. She was 102 at the time, the oldest person my son had ever met. He sat quietly at my side for a while, watching her cautiously from across the room, and then, with more than a trace of wonder in his voice, he whispered in my ear, “Was she actually in Mitzrayim?”

(Excerpt and image from PJ Library’s Winter 2022 Magazine PROOF.
PJ Library is a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.) 

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