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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: Leah’s Dreams

Leah’s dreams about the shtetl always came true. Except once.

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: How Gittel Saved the Shtetl

Gittel, everyone in Vaysechvoos agreed, was a true beauty. Besides this she was bright, vivacious and as innocent as freshly fallen snow. Why, one glance from her deep, smiling brown eyes was enough to melt the heart of any yeshiva bocher. But that was not to be. One day Gittel disappeared. Her mother, Frumah-Ruchel, had […]

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: The Pogrom that Wasn’t

For those who lived in the little shtetl of Vaysechvoos, no event of the year brought as much joyous anticipation as the first seder night. Each house was made spotless and bright. For the days leading up to the holiday, all chometz was removed and all the special Pesach dishes and utensils were brought out. […]

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