Story : When darkness ends

Rabbi Isadore was a wise teacher. A student asked, “How is one to know the precise time when night
ends and day begins?”
One student volunteered, “It is when one can distinguish between a dog and a sheep in the far distance,
that is when day begins.”
Another said, “It is when you can tell the difference between a fig tree and a date tree, then night is fully
“No, it is neither of those things,” said the Rabbi. “It is when you can see your brother or sister in the face
of a stranger. Until then, night is still with us.”