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How did Adam HaRishon tell time? And before clocks were invented, how did anyone know when to wake up, when to daven Shacharis, when Shabbos began, or when to go to sleep? In short, how did anyone ever know what time it was? Let’s find out …
It was all over in a matter of a month. One day, my beautiful mother was strong and healthy, celebrating her 40th birthday. The next week, she was in the hospital for tests. Three weeks later, we were all called to her bedside to say goodbye.
One sunny, springy afternoon, as Dr. Mitzvah stepped out the house for a breath of fresh air, he bumped into a group of neighborhood children marching into his yard. First in line was Akiva. He had just returned from a visit toIsrael to see his grandparents. He was carrying a box. It looked heavy.