Are there no good stories coming out of the Coronavirus pandemic? Here is one that will warm the hearts of many. An Israeli citizen who visited an archeological display at the city of David fifteen years ago liked a 2000-year old Roman catapult ballista stone so much that he took it home. But it weighed more heavily on his conscience than on his bookshelf. He got married, started a family, but all the time felt inwardly guilty about the theft.
A few days ago, news of the worldwide Coronavirus prompted some unwanted apocalyptic thoughts about the crime. He decided to return it through a friend who promised not to reveal his identity. According to CBN News, which first reported the story, the man was so worried about the end of the world that he decided to return it to Israel antiquities as soon as possible. “It’s an ill wind that…