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The Downtrodden People

18 Adar I 5776 – February 26, 2016
Noticing the bearded Abarbanel in the coach, the Jew felt relieved as he entered the coach.

A Jester Saved The Jews

11 Adar I 5776 – February 19, 2016
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.

The Interpreter Of Dreams

4 Adar I 5776 – February 12, 2016
Oh, wise man, I have had a dream.

Outwitting The Rich Wine Dealer

27 Shevat 5776 – February 5, 2016
“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

20 Shevat 5776 – January 29, 2016
Suddenly a thought entered his mind. Of course, that was the way. It could yet save their lives.

Yehoshua ben Gamla

13 Shevat 5776 – January 22, 2016
“Did you not read the proclamation requesting that the restoration of the jewelry be made within 30 days?”

Rav Zvi Hirsch Of Rimanov

6 Shevat 5776 – January 15, 2016
It happened that Reb Moshe was once staying at an inn, together with a great scholar who was a misnaged.

Rav Nasan Adler

2 Shevat 5776 – January 11, 2016
And as he shouted, he began running toward the startled thief, who stood petrified and uncomprehending.

Authority In Israel

21 Tevet 5776 – January 1, 2016
How could he violate the sanctity of the holiest day of the year by carrying money and a staff on the day he knew to be Yom Kippur?

Stories Of The Dubno Maggid

17 Tevet 5776 – December 28, 2015
The Gaon Rabi Yaakov, known throughout Europe as the Dubno Maggid, was a brilliant orator and scholar. He was never at a loss for...

A Fortune Lost (Conclusion)

10 Tevet 5776 – December 21, 2015
The merchant realized he had done something wrong by nearly causing the holy rav to commit a sin, so he was crestfallen as he took the box and departed.

The Chasam Sofer

30 Kislev 5776 – December 11, 2015
The communal leader hesitated for a moment because the total amount was very large and what would he do if he found it impossible to pay later?

The Civil War Against The Maccabees

16 Kislev 5776 – November 27, 2015
Encouraged by those words, the judges ordered the slave to stand trial for murder.

Rav Yonason Eybeschutz

9 Kislev 5776 – November 20, 2015
By the time Yonason was four years old he already knew Sefer Bereshis by heart.

The Chofetz Chaim

5 Kislev 5776 – November 16, 2015
The farmer was amazed. “The great Chofetz Chaim! Just wait till I tell people in my village that I saw him. Tell me, where was he sitting?”

Despises A Liar

14 Heshvan 5776 – October 26, 2015
‘Look at that hypocrite; he does not have a kosher home. He eats treif, it is a mitzvah to complain about him to the government.’

The Honesty Of The Congregation

In front of all the people, the traveler gave the rav the money and he went away perfectly confident that his treasure was in good hands.

The Dynasty Of Mezerich

4 Heshvan 5776 – October 16, 2015
As the cantor began to chant the Eichah Rebbe Avraham began to wail bitterly, and then, putting his head between his knees, was silent.

Righteousness And Charity

30 Tishri 5776 – October 12, 2015
That fall he harvested the crops and stored them in a warehouse. He did this for seven years.

B’Yom Tzom Kippur

6 Tishri 5776 – September 18, 2015
Is There A Drunk In Here? One Yom Kippur Eve, as the sun began to set and the congregation prepared to say Kol Nidrei, everyone...

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