A Prayer for Dew
AND the offering of Judah and Jerusalem shall be a delight unto the Lord, as in days of old, as in ancient years. With this ending of the great Standing prayer, the congregation sat down. It was Passover and a springtime thundershower was washing the windows of the synagogue, amid prolonged rumblings of thunder and many flashes of lightning. It was dark and all the electric lights had been turned on by the Negro janitor (in accordance with the injunction, “On the first day shall be a holy convocation, ye [Jews] shall do no servile work”).
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