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R. Shmuel Munkes

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R. Shmuel Munkes: one of the leading Chassidim of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi; known for his wit and “Chassidic pranks”
"If you are truly a Rebbe," said the chassid, "then no harm will befall you. And if you are not--you deserve it!"
With a final leap and twist, Reb Shmuel Munkes dumped the roasted lung into the spittoon, and broke out in a merry kazatzka dance.
As the chassid stood at the pile of ashes and smoldering embers which was all that remained of everything he owned, he lifted his eyes heavenward and began to recite: "Blessed are you G-d...."
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