The policeman woke before dawn to go to work.
Maybe he kissed his beautiful daughter.
Their picture would be on everyone’s newspaper and TV.
The Jews also rose early to daven shacharis before starting their day.
Sometime before the conclusion of the shmon esreh,
It could have been the first Tisha b’Av, or York, England in 1190 CE.
Or Kishniev in 1903, or Hevron in 1929, or Poland in 1943.
The pictures on the newspapers and TV were unbearable.
History is like this, but
We’re not giving up.