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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Pentakika: The Story of a Simple Jew

Rabbi Lazer Brody tells the story of Pentakika from Tractate Taanit of the Yerushalmi Gemara. Pentakika seemed to be the lowest Jew on the social ladder, for he was the caretaker of a brothel. Yet, his prayers were more powerful than those of the generation's greatest rabbis... the moral - never look down at another human being, no matter how insignificant he may seem. He could be a hidden tzaddik...

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