The ship that delivered the atomic bomb that ended Japanese aggression in WW II. At 12:14 a.m. on July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine in the Philippine Sea and sank in 12 minutes. Of 1,196 men on board, approximately 300 went down with the ship. The remainder, about 900 men, were left floating in shark-infested waters with no lifeboats and most with no food or water. The ship was never missed, and by the time the survivors were spotted by accident four days later only 316 men were still alive.
There is a wonderful book, Thou Shall Prosper: Ten Commandments for Making Money written by my new friend, Rabbi Daniel Lapin. It outlines a practical approach to creating wealth that is based upon the ancient principles of Jewish wisdom outlined in the Word of God and throughout their history and culture. Rabbi Lapin’s principle is that the more things change, the […]