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The Jar of Fools

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5
Page count: 3
Categories: Chelm, Hanukkah, Jewish



Appeared in

A Jar of Fools: Eight Hanukkah Stories from Chelm

Story Summary

According to legend, when God created the world, He asked angels to spread all souls evenly throughout it. But the angel carrying the jar of fools dropped his jar right on Chelm.