And So We Sing Our Longings

By Leonard Fein

Forward Association, 2008

It is, I think, of more than passing interest that so many of us revert to religious language in times of stress. It's not foxhole religion that takes us there; it's more nearly an adaptive mechanism, an evolutionary response for dealing with mystery, for finding a place of solace in the face of the otherwise unfathomable. So we sing our longings.

Topic: Memorial, Death and Mourning, Music

Name of Publication: Jewish Daily Forward

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