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When Hershel Eats

Story Stats

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

Author

Eric
Kimmel

Appeared in

The Spotted Pony: A Collection of Hanukkah Stories

Story Summary

A wealthy miser who lived in the city of Lemberg took delight in tormenting the poor by inviting them to dinner but not letting them eat. When Hershel of Ostropol comes to town and receives an invitation to dinner, he turns the tables on the miser.