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Great Synagogue in Dubno

Great Synagogue in Dubno

Suchowola, 1854: Rabbi Avraham Berish Flahm fell into a dangerous water well and was miraculously saved.

We are grateful to R’ Avraham Berish since he printed the famous meshalim from the Maggid of Dubno [Ukraine]. He mentions the miracle in his preface to the sefer Ohel Yakov: “It was erev Shabbos, 17 Kislev of the year [5]615. I was underway in a hotel, in Suchowola [Poland], close by to Horodna [Grodna/Haradnaja, Belarus]. I fell into a water well. In the last few years, they started to install therein a pump, but they didn’t finish it, and a piece of wood was there stuck in the well. I fell on the point of this wood before I fell into the water… I called to the G-d of my forefathers… The one who guards all my bones. ‘Please save me, and I’ll sacrifice all my time for Hashem…’ How dear was His kindness, as with His mercy he saved me.”

Source: Ohel Yakov


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