Religion: Sacrifice

In Denver, Rabbi Samuel Rose, 89, received word that his son, Major General Maurice Rose, had been killed while surrendering to the Germans on March 30 (TIME, April 9). Rabbi Rose sat down heavily, grasped his cane, spoke from a Scripture-filled heart:

"It is well that since this had to be, it happened in the week of Passover. As Jehovah said, 'When I see the blood, I will pass over you.' He spoke not only to the Jews but to all peoples, to the Gentiles, to Americans, to Germans, to all peoples. . . . And so, may Jehovah accept this sacrifice,...

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