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Stories My Grandfather Told Me Volume 1 -- Bereishis

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Stories My Grandfather Told Me Volume 1 -- Bereishis
Memorable Tales based on the Weekly Sidrah

By Zev Greenwald (Author) Libby Lazewnik (Translator) Tova Katz (Illustrator) 
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Catalog #: SG1H
ISBN-10: 157819525X
ISBN-13: 9781578195251
Binding: Hardcover / Pages: 245
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches / Weight: 1.10 LBS
Published: by ArtScroll Mesorah Publications

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Shabbos in the Chofetz Chaim's Home

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You can't go wrong with good stories — and you can never get enough of them! That is an old but familiar story to anyone who has ever wanted an enjoyable read or needed something to enliven the Shabbos table or add spice to a conversation or speech. Here is a collection of stories that have stood the test of time — and the much more difficult feat of keeping the interest of listeners, especially young ones.

The stories in this book come from classic and contemporary sources, and the author knows how to tell them. Needless to say, a story is like good food: The presentation is half the pleasure. The finest ingredients without spice, slapped down on an unattractive setting, will be less than appetizing. So, too, a good story. The telling is all important. This author knows it and she knows how a story should be told. That's just one reason this book is enjoyable. The other reasons are that the stories are authentic, interesting in themselves, have a worthwhile message, and - last but not least - are arranged according to the weekly Sidrah, so that you have them when you need them most.

Whether you want a fine reading experience or you want to transmit valuable lessons painlessly and unobtrusively, this is a book to have in hand.


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Table of Contents

Parashas Bereishis

  • How Wondrous Are Your Creations
  • Drafted for the Shabbos
  • Shabbos in the Chofetz Chaim's Home
  • In the Merit of Welcoming Shabbos Early
  • A Taste of Gan Eden
  • Bread for the Hungry Scholar
  • The Eternal Question
  • A Good Deed for a Bad
  • In Hot Pursuit
  • Hashem's Business
  • Why Are You Running?
  • The Favor
  • The Wily Yetzer
  • The Broken Letter
  • Everyone Is Like a Holy Book
  • The Burnt Document
Parashas Noach
  • Clean Hands
  • Honest Business
  • A Timely Rescue
  • No Cruelty to Animals
  • The Keys to Rain
  • A Prayer for Rain
  • Chickens in Distress!
  • Throw Your Burden Onto Hashem
  • All From Hashem
  • A Most Unusual Gartel
  • Saved From the Pit
  • The Rosh Yeshivah's Humility
  • The Humble Villager
  • A Case of Mistaken Identity
  • Witness to a Crime
Parashas Lech Lecha
  • A Personal Lesson
  • Who Is a Relative?
  • A Simple Man's Sacrifice
  • Extreme Caution
  • No Effort Spared
  • To Free a Prisoner
  • Panic!
  • A Measure of Trust
  • R' Yitzchak Elchanan Refuses a Gift
  • The Price Is Right
  • One Who Despises Gifts Shall Live
  • The Ba'al Shem Tov Learns to Trust
  • Thirteen Covenants in One
Parashas Vayeira
  • An Open-Door Policy
  • Royal Treatment
  • The Uninvited Guest
  • A New Twist
  • Quick Thinking
  • Through the Window
  • Tzedakah the Right Way
  • The Meeting
  • Humility
  • True Hospitality
  • No Excuse
  • Hospitality to the Rescue
  • An Outstanding Host
  • Running After Chesed
  • Filling the Quota?
  • Look at the Pot!
  • The Proper Way to Receive a Traveler
  • On One Condition
  • Fire
  • One Precious Life
  • The Competition
  • Yiras Shamayim to Its Depths
  • Like Master, Like Servant
Parashas Chayei Sarah
  • The Truth in His Heart
  • Something "Fishy"
  • The Pearl
  • A Bed for the Night
  • Scrupulous in Business
  • On the Path of Truth
  • An Honest Question
  • The Right Way to Teach
  • A Grand Gesture
  • A Blessing for Long Life
  • True Repentance
Parashas Toldos
  • R' Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld Says a Prayer
  • Mother Power
  • Right Place, Right Time
  • All Consuming
  • The Wellsprings of Torah
  • Honor Thy Father and Mother
  • A "Last Request"
  • Seize the Mitzvah
  • The Burning Candle
  • Mired in Mud
  • The Personal Touch
  • Learning Honesty From Rashi
Parashas Vayeitzei
  • Earthquake!
  • A Crumbling Shul
  • The Essence of Joy
  • Words to Warm the Heart
  • Beyond the Call of Duty
  • The Difference
  • A Proper Diet
  • The Washerwoman's Tale
  • A Personal Honor
  • Suspecting the Innocent
  • Midnight Watch
  • One Fearful Night
Parashas Vayishlach
  • A Special Mitzvah
  • The Wheels of Providence
  • No Tomorrow for the Wicked
  • Scrupulousness in Small Things
  • A Dubious Exchange
  • What Is Heaven Saying About Us?
  • Every Minute of the Day
  • Common Sense
  • At a Single Glance
  • A Joyous Death
Parashas Vayeishev
  • The Teacher-Student Bond
  • Tainted Food
  • Doing a Favor
  • The Telltale Hand
  • Shame - or the Flames?
  • Confession
  • Prisoners at Prayer
  • Not Forgotten
  • The Repentant Cantonist
  • The Kesav Sofer's Birthday
  • Trust in Hashem
Parashas Mikeitz
  • Standing Before the King
  • Quick Thinking
  • One Man's Courage
  • A Miracle Amid Famine
  • Cakes and Compassion
  • Bread for Torah
  • For the Children
  • The Guarantor
  • A Sacrifice for Peace
Parashas Vayigash
  • At a Single Glance
  • Outrageous Demands?
  • All for the Children
  • For Shame
  • How to Placate an Angry Man
  • Good Apples!
  • How to Make a Living
  • A Timely Escape
  • R' Baruch Ber Honors His Father
  • Picking Up the Thread
  • The Pinnacle of Love
  • Doing It Right
  • The Sigh That Brought Salvation
  • An Extraordinary Welcome
Parashas Vayechi
  • Time Is Precious
  • Destined for Greatness
  • Prayers in Place of Swords
  • Total Concentration
  • Sparing No Effort
  • We Always Need Help
  • An Important Mitzvah
  • A Full Pardon
  • Returning Good in Place of Bad

 
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