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The olive trees of Judah
were pulled from the ground
holes dugs on Temple Mount
where only dead bodies found


Sweet figs from Devorah's song

were eaten by the others
Jews not allowed to sing
and persecuted by their brothers


The thorny vine of Avimelech
government spread across the land
all prayed to the flies
they held in their hands


Woman cast down a stone
which crushed the serpent's head
falling into their own trap
is where the treachery led

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About the Author:

Dr. Harry Hamburger is a neuro-ophthalmologist, who also has a Masters degree and certification as a Family and Medical mediator. He is called upon to do ethical consults at local hospitals in the greater Miami, Florida area where he lives.

Married to Claudia, the Hamburgers have two boys - Jordan 15, and Joshua 9.  Part of Jordan’s bar mitzvah celebration consisted of visiting Israel, where he read part of his Torah portion on top of Masada.  Joshua is a very spiritual young boy who lecturers his Dad daily on proper behavior.

After visiting Israel twice, Dr. Hamburger says, “I feel like it is my real home, and that I am living in exile in Miami.  I hope one day to have a home in Israel.” The doctor is a serious student of both Chabad and Breslov Chasidism, and supports both. Dr. Hamburger is also a long time benefactor of the Lev LaLev Fund.


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