Life is so precious;

You don’t have very much of it.

Life is the stars in the sky,

Life is nature’s beauty all around us,

Life is just being together.

We must learn to appreciate it;

Life is beautiful.


I wrote this poem for a Hebrew class assignment when I was maybe about 9 or 10 years old. It was submitted by my teachers and Rabbi to a Jewish magazine for children called “World Over”, and was published by them. The “Temple” thanked me for representing them in the pages of this national magazine. I thank the best Rabbi in the world for his tutelage. Mi Kamocha? Who is like unto you? Ein… (there is none).


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