•  
  •  
 

Abstract

Excerpt: One of my favorite stories about teaching recounts the conversation between an aging Jewish schoolteacher in Poland (a"melamed" in Yiddish) and his wise wife. It is late in the evening and they are sitting quietly before bedtime. "Sarah, I've been thinking about something really interesting. Do you realize that if I were the Czar, I would be richer than the Czar?" Sarah, having lived with his ruminations for many years, sighs....

Share

COinS