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Category: Translation - Yiddish
Approval Date: 12/4/2016 6:05 PM
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12/5/2016 1:59 PM Los Angeles, 6th of Shevat 5727, 19 to Israel 1-17-67
Good evening, Dear Abraham! I received your letter from January 10 with the thousand dollar check; [?] and a hearty thank you for your effort and brotherly love to us all. we live in a desolate world and it's simply not fair and disgusting to think and talk so fast about things with no value and day to day money issues... I think, you just got up from sitting Shiva after escorting your own sister to her last rest... may she rest in peace!... performed a religious funeral exactly as she wanted: a casket without nails made in a factory where they don't work on Sabbath, Tachrichim (burial shrouds) and earth from Israel, which she has prepared while still alive, Keriah (rending of Garments), a Rabbi she has chosen by herself, besides for Kaddish, since we didn't have a Miniyan (10 people), Jew at her grave, and indeed not by choice, we are forced to adjust ourselves to the weird order of the world and throw ourselves into the Kaf Hakela (pocket of a sling - an expression used for turmoil) of the day to day life... It's the law of nature - a law which will not change, that those who survive have to and must continue their natural needs wherever and not to stop in middle the way...
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