A dybbuk and other tales of the supernatural by Kushner, Tony; An-Ski, S.; Neugroschel, Joachim

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Elimelekh then joined in: “I will give you the response. “There is certainly no doubt that “Feyvel’s right in every way: “All of us, the Children of Israel, “Are the servants of the Maker. “He alone, and no one else, “Has the right to punish us. ” Feyvel heatedly broke in. “Are the Jews mere slaves to God? ’ “Any father punishes “All his children personally. ” w 164 God on Trial “Well, then,” Elimelekh asked. ” “A good question! Well, the Temple “Was a dwelling for the Maker. “Yes, He did have it destroyed.

When the bloody storekeeper was brought to the coach, the prince asked him where he was from and where he was going. The storekeeper told him about his great misfortune. ” The prince burst out laughing. Then he told a servant to put three hundred gold rubles into a pouch, tossed it over to the storekeeper, and quickly took off again. The instant the prince tossed over the bag of gold, Satan the Accuser grabbed it and hurled it over to the mound of Jewish alms. The rubles shone with a golden glow and jingled with a golden sound throughout the palace vestibule, and their glistening snuffed out the tiny Jewish coins, making them small and poor, and Satan was about to kick the Jewish alms out of the palace vestibule.

Yes, He did have it destroyed. “But we know that now the Maker “Does regret what He once did, “And the Lord laments so loudly: “‘Woe is me! ’” “Let it be,” cried Elimelekh. “I’ll concede your point about “The Destruction of the Temple. “But just think about the Jews— “They are sinners one and all! “Think how often God the Maker— “Sometimes mild and sometimes wild— “Told the Jews to leave their evil “And to think about repentance! “Did it help in any way? “In the end, He lost His temper “And the Maker hit the roof .

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