The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore

Speak No Evil

Speak No Evil

It is a sunny, cool beautiful winter day in the suburbs of Jerusalem. Rays of light enter broad windowpanes and illuminate a group of chatty little children as they make their way from their gan (nursery school) for outside playtime.

Two teachers lead the children through the front door. Another one stays behind to prepare their lunch. Grilled cheese and cut-up apple.

Genendy Eisgrau keeps one eye on the children exiting the front door while making her adult guests feel comfortable at the same time. Her nursery school students call her "Gan-nendy."

Before the conversation turns serious, she takes her visitors on a tour of the gan....