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Splitting the Baby

Main Piece Informant: “So there’s an old Jewish thing where two women go up to King Solomon and both of them claim that a child is theirs. So King Solomon says “let’s split this baby in half and give half to each claiming mother.” The first woman agrees, but the second woman would rather give… Continue Reading »

Ethiopian Story – The Two Neighbors

Main Piece Once, there were two poor neighbors. Neither could afford a donkey, which they both desperately needed, to take their produce to the market. They compromised and decided to each pay half of the cost of a donkey. One neighbor took the donkey one week, and the other the next. Suddenly, one of the… Continue Reading »

Ethiopian Tale – Three Deaf People

Main Piece There was once a deaf farmer, who grew wheat on his farm. One day, as he was plowing wheat, he was approached by a deaf woman. Neither one knew that the other was deaf.  “Excuse me,” the deaf woman asked him, “I have lost my sheep. Do you know where they went?” “I’m… Continue Reading »