Abraham J. Twerski

Moments Of Sadness Are Normal, But Don’t ‘Get Stuck’ In Them

Special To The Jewish Week
05/15/2009

Jonathan Katz, a social worker who has helped address the after-effects of the financial meltdown, says some people who’ve been hurt by the crisis fail to seek the help they need, either because they’re overwhelmed by emotion or because they’re embarrassed at having fallen.

But he likens such a response to that of the flood victim in an old, Jewish joke:

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