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Thursday, February 16, 2006

The Human Side of the Story - The Missing Photo

From Ohr Somayach

The Missing Photo by Rabbi Mendel Weinbach

The current craze among Jewish children of collecting picture cards of
Torah scholars and leaders will probably remind many of their American
parents and grandparents of the days when they collected cards of
sports stars. There was, however, one youngster of that generation who
collected photographs of great rabbis and pasted them into an album.

One place in that album was left blank and in it was written:

"Mordechai, if you learn seriously, some day your picture will be
here with the other gedolim."

The youngster took his self-imposed challenge seriously and eventually
became the Rosh Hayeshiva of Yeshivat Telshe in Cleveland, Rabbi
Mordechai Gifter of blessed memory.

(C) 2006 Ohr Somayach International - All rights reserved.


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Yehudi said...

I'm not advertising anything...I was just going to say that I enjoy your blog and that I particularly enjoyed this story. L'Shalom, Yehudi

Unknown said...

this is so ture but why do you think it will happen like that?

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