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Yearning For Torah

The question bothered him very much and he decided to go to the town square where all the poor were gathered and ask them.

The Answer (Continued From Last Week)

Running into his house, he told the good news to his wife and then sat down to say Tehillim in praise to the Almighty.

An Expensive Agreement (Continued from last week)

What you have given me is not really mine. At any moment you can grow angry with me and take it back. How can I list it then as my own?

An Expensive Agreement (Continued from last week)

It was only worth a few marks, but you had no money for it and you said that if I gave it to you, you would give me all the money you would eventually have over 10,000 marks.

The Bargain

David’s face fell and he said: “Dov, you know my financial position. I am a poor man. How can I get 1,000 marks?”

An Expensive Agreement

Taking out a penknife from his pocket, David showed it to Daniel. Never had the latter seen anything so lovely.

The False Accusation

Rav Nathan immediately thought that this would be a wonderful opportunity to meet some political figures who might be able to help him free the Benjamin Bainash.

Alexander In India

“Very well,” answered Purus, “you may join my armies and watch as we destroy Alexander with our animals.”

The Legend Of Rabbi Hershele’s Wife

The fair closed and spring turned into summer and the peddler never came to call for his sack. The rebbetzin soon forgot about it.

Moshe

But the people understood Yisro’s real reason for wishing to step down and they grew angry.

The Beginning Of Anti-Semitism

“With either of these two plans you can keep the Children of Israel in Egypt forever.”

Never Question G-d’s Ways

The man vehemently proclaimed his innocence, but the loser would not hear of it.

Daniel In The Lion’s Den

The king felt bad and he tried to argue against such a harsh verdict being meted out to so prominent a man as Daniel.

The Writing On The Wall

“I am your king, you fool!” he cried.

Thrown Into The Fire

The king ordered the three brought before him and asked, “Is it true you do not worship my image?”

The Story Of Daniel

G-d gave Daniel and his companions knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom, and to Daniel, especially he gave understanding of all visions and dreams.

The Virtues Of Tzedakah

You are called both sons and servants. When you carry out the desires of the Omnipresent, you are called ‘sons.’ When you do not carry out the desires of the Omnipresent, you are called, ‘servants.’

The Downtrodden People

Noticing the bearded Abarbanel in the coach, the Jew felt relieved as he entered the coach.

A Jester Saved The Jews

When Catherine annexed the city of Shklob, she appointed a general to govern as a reward for the many heroic campaigns he fought on her behalf.

Outwitting The Rich Wine Dealer

“No, I am just passing through,” replied Hershel, “and I wanted to see how the wine business prospered in this city.”

A Time To Throw Away

Suddenly a thought entered his mind. Of course, that was the way. It could yet save their lives.

Yehoshua ben Gamla

“Did you not read the proclamation requesting that the restoration of the jewelry be made within 30 days?”

Rav Zvi Hirsch Of Rimanov

It happened that Reb Moshe was once staying at an inn, together with a great scholar who was a misnaged.

Rav Nasan Adler

And as he shouted, he began running toward the startled thief, who stood petrified and uncomprehending.

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