The Greatest Gift You Can Give: An Amazing True Story

And it doesn't cost a penny.

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With thanks to Rabbi Paysach Krohn

Comments (6)

(6) Karin Krutzen, September 24, 2020 9:46 PM

What a good message that is! What you give and how you treat others is so important! Thank you so much for Sharing this story !! God bless you amen!

(5) Jim, December 12, 2016 3:19 PM


I just stumbled upon this video... what a superb job! Truly excellent
I loved the story and message so much, and cannot wait to share it with others.
Thank you for this website and for videos like these that always inspire me

(4) E.P., November 23, 2016 5:13 AM

Response to Vinetta

Hi Vinetta,

This account is the real story. I am unaware of the other accounts you mentioned. However, a great Rabbi I knew named Rabbi Moshe Aharon Stern used to tell this story over all the time. Although Rabbi Stern is no longer alive (he passed away 17 years ago), he knew the factory owner, Mr. Rokeach and heard it from him. Rabbi Stern was the Mashgiach (spiritual guide or supervisor) of the Kaminetzer Yeshiva in Jerusalem.

All the best,


(3) Shalom, November 23, 2016 5:02 AM


This was truly one of the best videos I have ever seen...Just unbelievable. THANK YOU!!!

(2) Dr Grace Goedhart, November 22, 2016 11:16 PM

Changing the world one small act at a time

I love this video as it is my own philosophy. Nothing gives me greater joy than to turn someone's frown upside down whenever I go out into public. It became my mission and habit many years ago, and if I don't have an opportunity to do so, I look for someone to thank for their job, or someone to help with a task. Every trip is an adventure to see who I can touch with love, otherwise my trip was a waste of selfish time. It has brought it's own rewards - once a parking lot attendant gave me her umbrella in a downpour. On returning to my car, the poor girl was soaked - I was horrified! She said I was always kind, so she didn't mind getting wet so that I could stay dry! That is very humbling....:-)

(1) Anonymous, November 22, 2016 1:14 PM

By showing respect we might be able to turn an enemy into a friend

This lesson cannot be repeated often enough.


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