The Cubs last won the World Series in 1908. I have learned to comfort myself with Christian verities such as steadfastness and hope.
When I was ten, baseball became the organizing principle of my life. The game taught me that success is rare and precious.
A rabbi and strong advocate for Palestinians’ rights told me this: "When you Christians start talking about divesting from Israel, it sounds to us as if you are undermining Israel’s economy and thus Israel’s existence. We close ranks."