The father of Binyomin Jolkovsky, editor and publisher of JewishWorldReview.com, is in critical condition in a Brooklyn hospital. Binyomin writes:
Prayers are priceless. Thousands -- literally -- have written me to
say that you have/are/and continue to beseech the One Who grants
life on behalf of my father, Yehuda ben (Hebrew: son of) Rivka. I'm
As to my father's condition, the doctors tell me that the next 48
hours will be crucial.
** It hurts me to write this (and I hope my father never sees it!)
but several letters exhorted me to just give up. My father is in his
80s, and most men don't live that long. Now's his time to go, they
Well, not only did my father give me life, he strongly influenced
it. I'm CERTAIN that it's my sonly duty -- and, more importantly,
responsibility -- to influence others to help give him back the
ability to live.
In addition to praying on his behalf, I'm requesting that you do
something else: Perform an extra act of kindness that will make our
world a better place. IMAGINE HOW MERITORIOUS IT WILL BE for my