A Safe Haven for Jews

January 7, 2006

For many Latter-day Saints, the United States has played a special role in Providential history as the location primed and prepared for the Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ after it had lapsed into apostasy through the disappearance of priesthood authority sometime after the death of Jesus Christ and his Apostles.

Last night, we stumbled across The Fiddler on the Roof (1971) on a public television station and greatly enjoyed watching it for the first time in many years.  The musical effectively captures the spirit of its artistic inspiration in the fiddler on the roof depicted in Marc Chagall’s The Dead Man (1908).

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