Glick (Yiddish word for Hope)

One of the most haunting Yiddish songs of past years was a song called Glick, the title of this article. It literally instilled hope in the listener. A number of Jewish artists sang it. People like Jan Peerce, Richard Tucker, and even the Andrews sisters (I’m dating myself.)

We all want hope, but for many of us it’s elusive. Internal and external problems have us in a bind! But, without hope there is no answer to life’s circumstances. We wander around in a fog, and grasp at everything or nothing at all.

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