Childhood Confusion About God

As a child he wondered, “Is there a God?
And if there is a God, is he good?
And if he’s so good then why is this world so bad?
And if we’re the chosen people, then I wish he chose somebody else.”

These were the early thoughts that led to a teenager rebelling against his Jewishness. Pained by his mother’s cries in the night, coupled with physical bruises and emotional scars inflicted by the anti-Semites in his community, he escaped into the world of rock ‘n’ roll. Learn about the circumstances that moved him from holding a flame in his hand at a rock concert to lighting a candle in honor of Shabbat.

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