“And Elijah heard the voice of God: Not in a whirlwind, not in an earthquake, not in a fire, but in the still small voice of calm.”
-- I Kings 19:12
Three years ago, I stood on the pulpit of the Thomaskirche (Bach Cathedral) in Leipzig, Germany, and told of my father’s arrest in that city on the Reich’s Pogromnacht (Kristallnacht), November 9, 1938. That evening, German soldiers rounded up the city’s Jews, forcing them to stand in the stream that flows through the Leipzig Zoo, and commanded other citizens to curse and spit on them.
I posted my remarks on the blog on my website, and... Read More