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The Tale of Meshka the Kvetch

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 5
Categories: Folk Tale, Humor, Jewish

Author

Carol
Chapman

Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 5, Num 7, March 1978

Story Summary

Meshka the Kvetch complains about everything until one day she gets the Kevtch's Itch, a disease that makes everything that you complain about come true. According to the Rabbi, the only cure is to praise the good in everything.