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- To Build A House Of Healing
Yekusiel Yehudah Halberstam, the Klausenberger Rebbe, was a spiritual giant whose passionate devotion to God and the Jewish people remained strong even after his wife and eleven children were murdered at Auschwitz.
- A Rabbi, A Hindu Priest, And A Politician Went Hiking
Choose your hiking companions wisely…
- The Richest Man In Town Dies
The richest man in town dies. Many mourners come to his funeral, including Mendy the poor tailor.
- The Cardinal Speaks Yiddish!
True story: There used to be a joke in Paris. What is the difference between the Chief Rabbi in France and the Cardinal of Paris?
- A Fool’s Urgent Question
“Rabbi, what can I do? I know I’m a fool, but I don’t know what to do about it.”
- A Rabbi In Line To Enter Heaven
A rabbi dies and finds himself waiting in line to enter Heaven. The guy ahead of him has a shaved head, gold chains, leather jacket, and shades.
- Two Burglars Come Down A Chimney…
A young man knocks on the door of a great Talmudic scholar. “I graduated fromHarvard summa cum laude in philosophy, and received a PhD from Yale. I’d like to round out my education with a bit of Talmud.”
- The Rabbi’s Watch
Naughty little Benny stole the Rabbi’s gold watch. That night he couldn’t sleep, so the next morning he went to the Rabbi’s office before school.
- If The Man Who Found This Is A Liar And A Thief
A poor Jew finds a money clip with $700 in it. At his synagogue, he reads a notice saying that a wealthy congregant lost his money clip and is offering a $100 reward.
- Can You Disagree With The Whole World And Be Right?
“Truth does not become more true because the whole world agrees with it, nor less so even if the whole world disagrees with it.”
- The Rabbi Who Denounced Slavery… In 1861
Rabbi David Einhorn risked life and career by denouncing slavery from his Maryland pulpit in 1861. Other clergymen throughout the South, including rabbis, had pointed to the laws governing slavery in the Torah as a justification for continuing the practice in America.