Wandering from town to village, the Holy Brothers neglected their physical needs and were sustained by meager coins or scraps of food that were donated along the way.
Baruch, from the village of Radovitz, was a sharecropper who barely eked out a living. His income was at the mercy of the infamously cruel Poritz, who owned the Radovitz environs.
Today begins the month of Kislev. 25 days until Chanukah.
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/judaism/jewish-columns/chodesh-tov/reb-elimelechs-ascent-to-leadership-part-xii/2012/09/12/
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