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When the Shofar blows on Month Elul
Once on Rosh the first of Elul, Rabbi Yitzchak of Berdichev stood in the window. One gentile, a shoe repairman, passed by and asked him, "Do you not have anything to repair?" Immediately the righteous man sat on the ground and wept bitterly and said, "Woe unto me, and I am afraid that the Day of Judgement comes and I have not repaired myself yet..
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