Like Feathers in the Wind

by Jim Solberg, Bridges for Peace

In a small Jewish villiage in the Ukraine, a young man became angry with the rabbi. In his anger, he shared a lie with one friend, speaking evil of the rabbi. As is typical, particularly in a small town, the one man told another, who told his wife, who told her sister, and eventually the rabbi himself heard the story. The rabbi was deeply hurt by the lies being told;  but could do nothing to counter the now widespread story.

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