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Wednesday, March 23, 2005

Beth Din and the Judges

My grandfather had invested money with his rebbe.This rebbe acted as a broker for a conglomerate of nursing home owners who guaranteed a certain amount of return per bed.

In other words he was convinced by his rebbe that if he invested his life savings with him,he would receive a monthly income which was secured by a lien on the real estate .

In his hometown in Europe the rebbe was as close to G-D as Moshe Rabbeinu.
Zeidy was a laborer, a simple man with emuna pshuta.
So if the rebbe said something,it had meaning...so much meaning that he took all his hard earned money even the emergency money from the refrigerator(wrapped in aluminum foil)and gave it to his rebbe.

Not long after, the monthly stipend stopped."HIS beds were losing money".

My father arranged for a din torah.After a year of stalling and promises,the beth din convened.
I went with my father and grandfather.

I would never forget,ever,what came next.....

4 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

well?.....what came next?

Thursday, April 07, 2005 1:56:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

he didnt make up an ending to that story.

Wednesday, April 27, 2005 3:20:00 PM  
Blogger Un-Orthodox Jew said...

Dear Anonymous # 2,
The matzoh is effecting my creativeness to MAKE UP THE END OF THE STORY,the real ending is coming...be patient.

Thursday, April 28, 2005 9:57:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

He didn't forget and that's all that matters.

No alzheimers here.

Wednesday, September 28, 2005 12:44:00 PM  

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