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Outwitting The Rich Wine Dealer

“I would appreciate if you could give me some pointers on how to improve my wine,” said the wine merchant eagerly.

The Life Of A Jester

“And what was your grandfather’s name?” asked the visitor. “The same as my name,” replied the child.

Never Told A Lie

The trial was the next day and he hadn’t as yet told the family what he would do.

The Menorah Mission

It's a special one. Some sort of family heirloom.

The Earthquake (Conclusion)

The man was overjoyed to see his benefactor and gave them food and water besides shelter and safety.

The Earthquake (Part Three)

Because of this I wandered about and found friends in similar situations who were also unhappy and I began to hang out with them.

The Earthquake (Part Two)

Time passed and Zemira gave birth to a son but not even this could awaken Avinadav from his melancholy.

The Earthquake (Part One)

Yonadav was greatly impressed at the vast sums of money the young man had in his possessions.

The Greatest Charity Of All

“I do nothing worthwhile,” he modestly replied and refused to discuss any of his deeds. For the man was a very modest and humble person.

The Greatness Of Charity

While he slept, he dreamed of Eliyahu HaNavi, who was trying to awaken him from his sleep.

The Unmerciful Doctor

“I’ll pay you whether you cure her or kill her,” shouted the loyal husband.

The Convert

He lacked for nothing materialistic and could have lived the rest of his life, had he chosen to, in the luxury and laziness that dominated the Roman upper class life.

The Esrogim

When the soldiers heard this they exclaimed happily: “You mean this is the sacred Jewish fruit? Hurry, get on the horse. You are coming with us to the palace.”

Deserting His Classification

Now let me ask you, what would happen to an infantryman if he deserted his regiment and went to serve in the cavalry? He would be court-martialed, wouldn’t he?”

The Shofar Signal To G-d

Dug out beneath his bunk was a little chest which he guarded with his very life. It contained a small Sefer Torah, miniature size, but kosher, and a shofar.

The Man Who Forgot G-d

So began a marvelous period of good fortune. He invested the twenty-four gold pieces in many types of businesses and everything his hand touched turned to gold.

The Ibn Ezra And The Wild Man

Pressing close to the cage, the Ibn Ezra shouted the words, “Shema Yisrael…”

Shlomo HaMelech and The Three Brothers

“You can have your choice,” said the wise king. “You can choose to take this gold, 100 pieces each, or I can give you each three pieces of advice.”

Rabi Eliezer Ben Hurkones

“It isn’t the work,” said Eliezer. “I want to learn our holy Torah.”

Stories About Tzedakkah

He followed her advice and, before departing, the rabbanim offered him a bracha. “Aba Yudin, may the Lord return your wealth, for all the kind deeds you do.”

The Sinning City

In their perverted justice they also declared the following law: Anyone who was injured by another so that blood flowed from his wound, was compelled to pay his attacker since he bled him!

Charity Saves

“When I asked why she cried so much she said she came from a very religious home and feared she would be sold to a non-Jew and forced to convert.

A Letter From Shabbos To The Ibn Ezra

Know that from. the day I began to recite the holy name of God, I have always loved Shabbos

Destruction

And so the enemy burst into the Sanctuary and set up a stand on the Temple Mount.

Rashi – Rav Shlomo Yitzchaki

By means of a clever pretext, they succeeded in getting Rabi Yitzhak aboard a ship and sailed it down the river.

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