First As Tragedy, Then As Tragedy

Two Orthodox Jewish men stand in the doorway of an apartment and passionately kiss: “With the mob, reportedly over half a million strong, quickly making its way uptown, Ahron and Dov, both scholars and familiar with the ebb and flow of history, knew that what was about to happen was not only inevitable, but impossible to escape. And so in these final moments they chose, now and finally as a couple, not to panic. Instead, they chose to defy their fate the only way they knew how, by loving each other, unconditionally and without apologies.”

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