12 min

The Contest Izzy Abrahmson's The Village Life Podcast

    • Fiction

You may have heard a version of the story, "Rachel the Wise." It is a wonderful story, but widely considered a myth. Not at all.

The original wise Rachel was Rachel Cohen, a young girl from The Village. In this story, she pits her wits against wise Rabbi Sarnoff from the neighboring village of Smyrna.

You may have heard a version of the story, "Rachel the Wise." It is a wonderful story, but widely considered a myth. Not at all.

The original wise Rachel was Rachel Cohen, a young girl from The Village. In this story, she pits her wits against wise Rabbi Sarnoff from the neighboring village of Smyrna.

12 min