The Other Side of the Story - Two Tales Of Two Sisters

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The Other Side of the Story - Giving People the Benefit of the Doubt

When we judge favorably, not only do we fulfill a mitzvah, but we also avoid sowing the...

Apples of Discord

It was my usual shopping day at the open-air market at Mahane Yehuda. I was standing at a stall picking apples and placing them in a plastic bag. Alongside was a small, elderly woman similarly occupied. Suddenly, she reached into my bag and pulled out an apple! I turned on her, full of righteous indignation, ready to berate her. As I opened my mouth to speak, she held up the apple she had retrieved from my bag. It had a large worm-hole in it! So much for righteous indignation.

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Based on "The Other Side of the Story" by Mrs. Yehudis Samet, ArtScroll Series

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