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A Certain Sort of 'Great'

Mark My Words

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Burning The Decree

Next Year?

Philosophizing Is Not Enough

A Loaded Question

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 Philosophizing Is Not Enough Passover Stories

A Loaded Question

A Jew once came to his rabbi and asked if it was permissible to use milk instead of wine for the Four Cups. Apologetically he explained that he was too poor to afford wine, but the family owned a goat that produced plenty of milk. In answer, the rabbi reached into his pocket and gave the Jew some money. "Here," he said kindly, "take this and go purchase wine, meat and fish so your family can observe the holiday properly."

When the man had gone, the rabbi explained to his family why he had done this. "When he asked me if he could use milk instead of wine, I immediately understood he could not afford to buy meat, otherwise he would never dream of putting dairy products on the table. He was obviously in need of money for the other necessities of Passover as well..."

 Philosophizing Is Not Enough Passover Stories

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