Later that day, I walked passed Leiby in the corridor and gave him my normal ‘Hello’. He seemed to ignore me, but I put it down to him being lost in thought. That evening I passed Leiby again and gave him a cheery ‘Hello’, but again it was ignored. Oh
Ok, time for action. ‘ Leiby
‘You called me a ‘
I didn’t know whether to laugh or to cry.
I realised how carefully I must be, and
A couple of years later, I was sitting in my car with another
He didn’t find it so funny, so I asked him ‘Do you know what a
‘Sure, it is an
רבש''ע הָאבּ רחמנות, ‘
אֲבָל כָל אֶחָד צָרִיךְ לְהִזָהֵר כְפִי מַה שֶיִרְאֶה, כִי הַקָדוֹשׁ בָרוּךְ הוּא יוֹדֵ ע כֹל פְסִיעוֹתָיו וְכֹל רְמִיזוֹתָיו,כִי הָאָדָם יִרְאֶה לַעֵינַיִם וְהוּא יִרְאֶה לַלֵבָב, לשון החינוך מצוה שלח
First published on 1 July 2014, on Jewish P.O.S.T. - the Jewish Voice for the People Of South Tottenham (now defunct).