White Fire: Angels Flying from Holy Letters
by Mitchell Chefitz
Published: October 29, 2009.
Allison, blocked from realizing her stories, visits her mentor Reuben, who takes her to his synagogue, opens a Torah scroll, and begins to read not from the Hebrew letters, but from the white space. "The Torah is written in letters of black fire on a background of white fire," he says. Within the stories he brings from the white fire she discovers the secrets needed to unlock her own stories.