On Tuesday, November 18, terrorists attacked a synagogue in Jerusalem’s Har Nof neighborhood, brutally murdering five men and injuring others. Shalom Orzach reflects on the timeless lessons in the wake of this shocking and devastating event.
On day’s like today, it is difficult to speak. There was silence on the streets of Jerusalem and across Israel that was almost deafening. The expression on people’s faces says it all: we are hurting. As in an intimate relationship, things do not need to be said, we know, we feel, we empathize, and we get it.