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Field of Dreams – Chapter 60

Emanuel met with Reb Leib. He learned that Kalonymous is safe. The Rav asked that Kalonymous remain in their care for three months. After much internal debate, Emanuel agreed. *…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 59

Emanuel is led to Reb Leib, the tzaddik of the yishuv. Reb Leib has a private audience with Emanuel about Kalonymous.  * * * “A very astute observation,” said Reb…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 58

Zayit reassures Motti that Kalonymous is safe and that he will return. Hershel insists that Berl and Fisch are still alive, so he begins to explore whether they may have…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 57

Zayit suggests that Hershel and Dovid’l would be doing a chessed for Kalonymous if they plant things their brother likes in the Field of Dreams. Hershel states that Kalonymous likes…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 56

Motti, Breindl, Zayit and Orna discuss their next steps, and conclude that Hershel and Dovid’l are the main priority at present.   * * * “Hi Mr. Zayit,” said Dovid’l, waving…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 55

Led by a small boy whom the Finder has hired, Emanuel begins to search for Kalonymous. The boy tells him they will go first for a brachah.   * * *…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 54

Breindl tries to explain Kalonymous’s disappearance to Hershel and Dovid’l, but they are distraught.   * * * Even if Emanuel spent all day every day searching for Kalonymous, it was…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 53

Breindl strongly suggests that Dovid’l and Hershel join her and Emanuel. Emanuel puts someone known as “The Finder” on the case to find Kalonymous; he seems certain he can do…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 52

Esther cannot come to terms with Kalonymous’ disappearance.   * * * “Oh come on, Esther,” Emanuel chided her. “Don’t tell me you still have sour grapes over that. You’re a…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 51

Zayit delivers the news to Motti and Breindl that Kalonymous has run away from Esther and Emanuel Rothstein’s house. A search party has not yet turned up the missing boy.  …

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 50

Kalonymous follows Chilik throughout his day, to shul, then cheder, then back to the house. Chilik’s father gets him a pair of tzitzis and accepts his staying with the family.…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 49

Kalonymous meets up with a boy his age, Chilik, who takes him to his family’s small home in Jerusalem. Chilik’s mother gives him a bowl of soup.   * * *…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 48

Fisch and Berl are mortally wounded by German guards at the Danish border and insist that the Sperling boys continue on. The boys say good-bye, and find a hole in…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 47

Kalonymous, Fisch and Berl are ready to go. They decide to travel to Denmark, a neutral country, where there will probably be fewer problems at the border. The younger Sperlings…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 46

Kalonymous, upon learning for sure about the murders of Jews, tells Berl and Fisch that he and his brothers must get away. Berl and Fisch insist that they will all…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 45

Fisch returns to the house pale and trembling. Berl sends the boys out, so that Fisch can tell the reason that he is terrified — he has come upon the…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 44

Kalonymous runs out of the home of Esther and Emanuel Rothstein when he thinks he has broken a house rule by asking to stay in the library.   * * *…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 43

Tante Esther gives Kalonymous a meal and takes him on a tour of the house. When they get to Emanuel’s study, she shows Kalonymous a library, including books for him…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 42

Kalonymous arrives at the Rothstein home in Yerushalayim. Zayit discusses the situation with Emanuel, who agrees with Zayit that Yehuda should have come and not Kalonymous. * * * Emanuel…

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Field of Dreams – Chapter 41

Zayit and Kalonymous ride together toward the Rothsteins. Zayit tells him he will not abandon him, at which point Kalonymous lets down his guard and begins to weep. * *…

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