They Shall Become One Flesh

There is nothing mysterious about parents-children relationships; they are blood-related. I've long been pondering, however, about the "absurdity" of the husband-wife relationship. Think about it. It is indeed a crazy notion; a man and a woman with no blood relationship solemnly enter a life-long covenant relationship with each other! We probably build hundreds of thousands … Continue reading They Shall Become One Flesh

The Holocaust

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) is my (and I'm sure countless others') favorite Polish musician of the Romantic era. Nocturne No. 20 in C# Minor is special because this was the piece that Władysław Szpilman (1911-2000), the famed Polish pianist of Jewish descent, was playing during the live broadcast of a radio station right at the moment … Continue reading The Holocaust