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The Battle of the Fishy Folktales


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/books/article/the_battle_of_the_fishy_folktales_20110830

On page 119a of Tractate Shabbat in the Babylonian Talmud, you will find an 8-line story about a fellow simply known as “Joseph-who-honors-the-Sabbath”. It is mildly interesting and has a pithy ending. Here it is in its entirety:

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