The rabbi answers, “Take your goat into the room with you.” The man is incredulous. Certain he has misheard, he asks again. But the rabbi insists: “Do as I say; take your goat into your one room and come back in a week.”
One week later the man returns, even more distraught: “We cannot stand it; the goat is filthy, it stinks and it destroys everything.”
The rabbi pauses, thinking deeply, and says: “You will return to your home and remove the goat. And come back in one week.”
When the man returns the next week, he is radiant: “Life is beautiful! We enjoy life so much and are so ...
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