We may not know the official results of the 2020 races by November 8, given the likelihood of millions of ballots cast by mail. But, preliminary results will surely be greeted with intense emotion on both sides.
Hope was all Naftali Aklum's older brother Ferede had when he left Ethiopia and trekked through perilous deserts to reach Sudan. There he wrote a letter that eventually reached Prime Minister Menachem Begin, setting in motion the secret 1984 airlift of 8,000 Ethiopian Jes -- Operation Moses.
If we're lucky, we will face decline and death with some measure of control, able to make choices about our care. Bit these decisions are tough in the moment, and leaving them to loved ones imposes a heavy burden.