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Short Story: The Magic Barrel by Bernard Malamud

I’ve always loved this bitter-sweet story. It’s about a young man who studies to be rabbi. However, he has a few problems. He’s lonely, poor and naive, and he doesn’t even believe in God. Can a wife save him? The student uses a matchmaker to find him someone who will touch his heart. However, it’s… Continue reading Short Story: The Magic Barrel by Bernard Malamud

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