Hatred, Violence, and the Quest for Power. Shabbat Shalom. Yes, wouldn’t it be wonderful to have a Shabbat of peace. Our world, our country is in desparate need for peace. Ferguson, Missouri; Cleveland, Ohio; Baltimore, Maryland; Garland, Texas; McKinney, Texas; Charleston, South Carolina. Each place name now evokes images of violence and mayhem, directed at human beings and property. The rationale in each case? Those engaging in wanton destruction and violence often claim it’s a quest for justice.