Issues 07:09 The Day the Rabbi Was Wrong

The Day the Rabbi Was Wrong
Author: David M.

Actually, it was not just one day in time that the rabbi was wrong, and it was not just one rabbi. Most rabbis have taken a wrong turn while on their way to serve God. Yet, the influence of the sages and rabbis of old is so great that many Jewish people—whether secular (and unfamiliar…

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What the Prophet Said, What the Rabbis Said

What the Prophet Said 8th Century B.C.E. Who would have believed our report? And to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed? For he shot up right forth as a sapling, and as a root out of a dry ground; he had no form nor comeliness, that we should look upon him, nor…

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: Perchik the Curious
Topics: vaysechvoos
Author: Susan Perlman

Children are as full of questions as a dish of shmaltz herring is full of eggs and, in this, Perchik was no different. From his mouth, the questions wouldn’t stop coming! And such questions–they were well beyond the abilities of an ordinary eight-year-old boy of Vaysechvoos to ask–so much so, that more often than not…

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