She awoke in a terrible fright and called to her husband

“ What’s flawed, candy spouse ? ” cried he.

I’ve had,” she replied- “ a really horrible dream.”

When he had heard it, he requested her : “ Is it agreeable to you to suppose that everyone in Paradise ought to be comfy with their golden tables set earlier than them, and that we alone ought to have the misfortune of getting a rickety desk,

which can not stand firmly as a result of it solely has two legs ? ”

“ No, no ! ” she cries.

“ What we could do, then ? ” he asks.

‘‘ Pray at onc.e, dearest husband,” she replies ; ” beseech God to take again the golden leg of our desk in Paradise. Much better will it’s for us to need on this world in order that we could benefit from the bliss of the longer term world in peace and contentment.”

Rabbi Chanins once more arose and turned his face to the wall. He prayed as his spouse had bidden him. Then he stood on the window, the place he noticed a hand from Heaven earlier than him. He fetched the golden leg, and it was taken away by the hand past.

(‘hanina and his spouse re juiced greater than ever after they now not possessed the golden leg. They instructed the miracle to their mates, who ex-claimed : “ This second marvel is certainly extra marvellous than the primary marvel; it’s the rule of Windfall to bestow items, however to not take them again.”

A Simply King

Jew two males carrying one thing on their shoulders

In the course of the Center Ages there have been very many Jews in Spain. The kings typically employed them as Ministers of State, physicians and bankers. This triggered jealousy and ill-feeling amongst sure lessons of the Gentile inhabitants. The ill-feeling and jealousy sometimes gave rise to false accu-sations towards the Jews. It as soon as occurred hearsay was unfold by two non-Jews to the impact that that they had handed by means of the Ghetto, the place the Jews lived, they usually noticed a Gentile mendacity useless within the doorway ot a home of a Jew, Leon by identify. The hearsay was adopted up by a looking out investigation by the police, who really louud the corpse in Leon’s doorway.

The incident was reported directly to the king, who summoned to his presence the witnesses. He cross-examined them, they usually acknowledged : “ Final night time we noticed the wealthy Gentile, whose physique has been discovered by the police, walling in direction of the Ghetto. He most likely needed to settle some enterprise with the rich Jew banker, Leon. We adopted, and we have been startled to listen to horrible screams. After a second all was nonetheless. We hurried alongside to see what had occurred, and we have been shocked to search out the corpse in Leon’s doorway.”


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