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Shlomo's Stories: Selected Tales

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A collection of stories by the late, world-renowned rabbi and folk singer Shlomo Carlebach.
Hardcover, 290 pages
Published January 28th 1994 by Jason Aronson
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Oriyah Nitkin
I have never really connected personally with the Carlbachian culture, so I didn't really expect to connect with this book. A pleasant surprise that it was so down-to-earth and could find practical applicability in the real world- in real life situations that came up - within less than 24 hours.

There's wisdom here that I wasn't expecting.
A quick, easy, and surprisingly deep read.
Mark Klempner
Jun 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
When I was a teen I met both Shlomo Carlebach and Leonard Bernstein and somehow my memories of them remain entwined in my mind. Besides each being Jewish and each having a gift for melodic composition, each was filled with passion and glory that defied description and overflowed in such abundance that anyone who was near them felt more alive. Reading this book brought to mind the Shlomo who stood on stage at the State University of Albany, or later at Cornell University, and mesmerized his audie ...more
Daniel Stern
Dec 24, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shlomo was also a great storyteller. His stories inspire and strengthen the faith of the listener. No matter what it is he always manages to infuse it with his own special feeling and spirit his own love of people. Now that he is gone these stories too like his music his niggunim his many students of which the highest of the highest in my opinion was his holy joker Dovid Hertzberg continue to warm the hearts of the Yidden and bring them closer to Hashem.
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Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach traveled throughout the wold inspiring and uplifting everyone he met with his songs, chassidic teachings and stories. He put life into Judaism, into prayer and into the mitzvot.
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