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Send, my G-d, what you may
But my tear
Please do not stay.
And if you cannot spare me
A pure tear
A tarnished one, let her be

For also
A putrid tear
Sin will purge
Wrath will assuage
Bolted gate, will penetrate

Therefore I appeal
Pray do not seal
The fountain of my tears

From the Hebrew by Yanki Tauber

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• Through Tranquility and Turmoil (p. 10)

• The Authors of the Tosfos (p. 12)

• A Prayer in the wee Hours (p. 13)

• Freedom of Choice (p. 16)

• The One (p. 17)

• The Spark That Shall Never Die (p. 20)

• The Luminaries of the Generation (p. 25)

• Eternity (p. 37)

• The Memory of the Souls (p. 38)

• The Cry of the Holy Sparks (p. 46)

• Is This Man? (p. 52)

• The Ascent of the Tzaddik (p. 89)

• The Dejected's Prayer (p. 96)

• Night (p. 120)

• The Heights of the Holy (p. 144)

• A Story About a Prince (p. 152)