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Stories From The Life Of Hillel HaZakein

12 Sivan 5775 – May 29, 2015
Finally, his wife came in with the dinner that she had hurriedly prepared and which was not comparable to the wonderful repast she had given away.

The Shaagas Aryeh

5 Sivan 5775 – May 22, 2015
The great giant of his time, the Vilna Gaon, once said that the Shaagas Aryeh had the entire Talmud and its commentators at his fingertips and that he could relate the gist of all of them and their sources in one hour.

More Stories About Rav Avraham Abush

27 Iyyar 5775 – May 15, 2015
As for myself, I can only answer that the yetzer hara has persuaded me to take the position because of the honor.

Rav Avraham Abush (Part II)

20 Iyyar 5775 – May 8, 2015
“It must be that beggar,” he exclaimed. “He probably stole my cane.”

Rav Avraham Abush Of Frankfurt

13 Iyyar 5775 – May 1, 2015
“If, however, he rules the other way – that something is not kosher when in reality it is kosher – and thus robs a poor man of his money, this is a far more serious thing.

The Man Who Pursued Tzeddakah

6 Iyyar 5775 – April 24, 2015
“Come now, I insist. Tell me what errand of mercy you are on so that I too may have a share in the mitzvah.”

The Chozeh Of Lublin

29 Nisan 5775 – April 17, 2015
One of the most remarkable men in chassidic lore was Rav Yaakov Yitzchak Horowitz, known as the Chozeh of Lublin. Rav Yaakov Yitzchak was responsible...

The Beginning Of Anti-Semitism

8 Nisan 5775 – March 27, 2015
The story of the Bnei Yisrael in the land of Mitzrayim is a tale that has become tragically repetitive in the history of our...

The Scholars Of Brodi

1 Nisan 5775 – March 20, 2015
The man has been found guilty and his soul is bitter because of it.

Neglecting The Shul

26 Adar 5775 – March 16, 2015
Now I know why Hashem punished us with the confiscation of our shul.

How To Reprimand

But the words would penetrate their hearts and each would say to himself: “But I, too, am doing this terrible thing.” In this way Reb Elimelech would inspire the people to teshuvah.

Rav Elimelech and His Horses

18 Adar 5775 – March 9, 2015
“I will tell you,” replied the rav. “I am very puzzled at why you suddenly desire to honor me and have me as your guest. What quality do you find in me that is new and worthy of merit?

The True World’s Righteousness

12 Adar 5775 – March 2, 2015
“I wanted you to have a taste of the cold,” answered Rav Chaim. “This way, you too can feel the intense cold and realize the suffering of this man and his wife, who are now residing in a bitterly cold house.”

The Downtrodden People

2 Adar 5775 – February 20, 2015
“Don’t worry,” said the king, “what could it be worth, two or three talents of gold? I’ll give you ten talents of gold, so you can forget about it.”

Shmuel HaKatan

28 Shevat 5775 – February 16, 2015
Shmuel HaKatan shook his head and said: “No, what happened here today is a sign not of great love. On the contrary, it is a bad omen.”


21 Shevat 5775 – February 9, 2015
The arguments, however, could never appease his wife and one Thursday she came to him for money to purchase food for Shabbos.

Outwitting The Dishonest Innkeeper

14 Shevat 5775 – February 2, 2015
He walked out of the room, making sure to leave the door ajar so that the two litigants could hear his voice.

The Stingy Host

4 Shevat 5775 – January 23, 2015
Don’t you know Avraham, the famous dry goods merchant, who lives near the lake in a big mansion?

He Made Them Deaf

26 Tevet 5775 – January 16, 2015
“What could I do? Your wife is hard of hearing,” whispered the poor woman barely able to talk.

Outwitting The Rich Wine Dealer

19 Tevet 5775 – January 9, 2015
“I would appreciate if you could give me some pointers on how to improve my wine,” said the wine merchant eagerly.

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