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Stories We Live by: Honest Scales

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  • Grades: 4-7      The Stories We Live By lessons use Jewish folktales and Rabbinic stories to teach important Jewish values. Each lesson tells a story and offers probing questions and text study for students to consider. Twelve Stories We Live By lessons are available. The teacher's guide is sold separately.

    Stories We Live by: Honest Scales  tells the story of a community suffering from a drought. They need to find the holiest person to pray to God to save them. The Rabbi find that Kalman, the shopkeeper, who is an ignorant man, is the holiest person because he makes certain his scales are perfectly balanced. It is those scales and his effort at honesty that saves the town. Stories We Live By: Honest Scales teaches the lessons of honest and proper behavior in business and in life..

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