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Five More Stars

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The Pain They Suffered , Rabbis Praying to G-d, Policeman Protecting
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Three Rabbis from the U.S. with dual Israeli citizenship .The Fourth Rabbi from the UK with dual Israeli citizenship & One Israeli Policeman.

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By Paul Mirbach 

“Hear O Israel, the Lord is One”

This they whispered, with the rising sun

And the words commanded, were in their hearts

When their silent prayer was torn apart

With a cry to Allah, G-d, by another name

But this with intent to murder and maim

And this house of learning, hope and prayer

Was filled with fear, death and despair

And as sadness descends, reopening scars

Tonight we will see five more stars.

As a nation we mourn for those we never knew

It is strange what you feel for a fellow Jew

Whose life was taken this chilly November

A date that now we will always remember

And our thoughts are now with them, their children and wife

How will they now celebrate life?

Was it written in stone that this was their fate?

To leave this world in bloodshed and hate?

And as we…

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