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Rebbe Mendel ... in a Class by Himself
Stories from the World's Greatest Teacher!
By Nathan Sternfeld
Feldheim Publishers, (2009)
ISBN: 978-1-59826-320-6

Reviewed by Anna Dogole - February 22, 2010

Rebbe Mendel ... in a Class by Himself is a incredible collection of seventeen, new, adventure filled stories that will inspire and entertain you as you read these exciting stories by the World's Greatest Teacher! This is the fifth book in the Rebbe Mendel series, and it is as lively and invigorating as the first. Rebbe Mendel is the type of teacher you always wanted. He never bores, his stories are well-plotted and they grab your interest with the very first sentence. Most important, Rebbe Mendel is to teach, through these stories, without letting on that he is doing anything other than simply telling an engaging story.

All the stories in this collection were written by Nathan Sternfeld, and most of the stories are drawn from the combined wisdom of the Chazal (sages). Each is a fun filled story that also provides a unique lesson that imparts solid Jewish values and love of Torah. As well, the stories are enhanced by dynamic illustrations by Dovid Bichman.

The stories in this collection are organized into four sections: Life Lessons, Changing Perspectives, Laugh Lessons, and Cast Your Bread... All of these are new stories, and they include tales such as: After reading Rebbe Mendel ... in a Class by Himself, if you haven't already, you'll want to go back and read the first four books in the series, which are:
  1. Adventures with Rebbe Mendel
  2. All About Motti and His Adventures With Rebbe Mendel
  3. The Secret of the Red Pearl
  4. A Home on the Hill

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