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More Stories from My Father's Court (2000) [Collection]
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A sequel to I. B. Singer's classic memoir In My Father's Court, these stories, published serially in the Daily Forward, depict the beth din in his father's home on Krochmalna Street in Warsaw. A unique institution, the beth din was a combined court of law, synagogue, scholarly institution, and psychologist's office where people sought out the advice and counsel of a neighborhood rabbi.

The twenty-seven stories gathered here show this world as it appeared to a young boy. From the earthy to the ethereal, these stories provide an intimate and powerful evocation of a bygone world.


  • Chaim the Locksmith
  • The Shochet's Wife
  • A Guest in the Shtibl
  • A Chunk of Darkness
  • A Rabbi Not Like My Father
  • Sounds That Interfere with Studying
  • Question or Advice?
  • Back from Abroad
  • She Surely Will Be Ashamed
  • He Wants Forgiveness from Her
  • A Hasidic Rebbe on the Street
  • The Tinsmith and the Housemaid
  • What's the Purpose of Such a Life?
  • A Lawsuit and a Divorce
  • Nice Jews, but...
  • The Gift
  • Freidele
  • Reb Zanvele
  • The Bride
  • Had He Been a Kohen
  • One Groom and Two Brides
  • An Unusual Wedding
  • Reb Layzer Gravitzer
  • Reb Yekl Safir
  • Father Becomes an "Anarchist"
  • My Father's Friend
  • A Forged IOU

Original title: More Stories from My Father's Court


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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More Stories from My Father's Court (2000)
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Language: English

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More Stories from My Father's Court (2000)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374527989
Pages: 240

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