The Holocaust was brought about by the opposite of hesed, by malice and treatment of human beings with clinical cruelty for the purpose of demeaning, debasing and destroying. How do we face such a legacy?
Although for me swimming is a solitary experience, a meditation, the people I have met at the various pools over the years and whose names I often don't even know have also helped me deal with my condition. I am certain they don't know it.
Having told us that Isaac is Abraham's son, why does the verse go on to state that Abraham gave birth to Isaac? The Sages have taught us that such a redundancy in the Torah must come to teach us something we might not have realized or understood without it.