Nonetheless, he was attracted by the sound of singing voices from throughout the synagogue.
He left his automotive to enter the constructing. As he walked up the steps, the voices of the youngsters grew to become clearer.
In his childhood, Gordon had been compelled by his father to attend the synagogue each Friday evening and Saturday morning. Since he had left dwelling, he had not even entered a Jewish home of worship. This was maybe the explanation for his hesitating to enter the synagogue. However the youngsters’s voices drew him. . . . Who may inform, maybe his Rosaline was amongst them. . . .
He had guessed accurately.
Upon the altar stood about twenty youngsters, most of them ladies, watching the director in entrance of them in-tently. They had been singing En Kelohenu.
Gordon knew that Rosaline was attending the varsity, however not that she was additionally within the youngsters’s choir. Although he was not musically inclined himself, he may detect the candy, ringing voice of his youngster. . . .
He was touched.
When the youngsters concluded the singing, the director observed that all of them seemed in the direction of the door, particularly Rosaline.
When Morris Silverman, the director, circled he was instantly acknowledged by Max Gordon.
It was just a few days earlier than that Morris Silverman had referred to as on Gordon with some samples of merchandise. Gordon, the exhausting purchaser, knowledgeable Silverman that he was not . And right here the identical Silverman to whom he had acted so indifferently and brusquely was eager about his youngster. . . .
Right now Max Gordon wished to keep away from assembly Silverman once more, so he rushed again to his automotive. Rosaline joined him afterwards.
“Have you learnt,” the daddy inquired of his youngster, “the title of the person who teaches you singing?”
“Positive, daddy,” she replied. “His title is Mr. Silverman and all of us love him as a result of he’s instructing us easy methods to sing Jewish songs and he’s so good to us. Daddy, he’s a pleasant man.”
Monday morning, when Silverman acquired a tele-phone name from Gordon, he was moderately shocked.
An hour later, Silverman was greeted by Gordon on the latter’s place of work.
“Did you convey your samples with you?” Gordon in-quired with a twinkle in his eye.
“I didn’t know for what function you telephoned me, and in addition to you realize the producers I symbolize and the merchandise they promote.”