Thursday, June 4, 2020


Rabbi Nechemia Wilhelm


Report From Phuket Faith and Tsunami: A Rescue Mission

Ten minutes after the tsunami hit, my phone started ringing. It\'s been ringing ever since, 24 hours a day -- husbands looking for wives, mothers looking for daughters, friends looking for their traveling companions.

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