Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories - The Tenth Man, pp. 274-279, Third Class, pp. 279-284 Summary & Analysis

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The Tenth Man, pp. 274-279, Third Class, pp. 279-284 Summary

In The Tenth Man, making a minyan of ten men is especially important to a man who is mourning the death of his only son. The son was involved in revolutionary activity, framed up in a capital crime and hung. A Russian-looking man is suspected of being a Jew, and asks to join the prayer. The mourner says that the grudgingly Jewish man should get a medal, and he will tell the story after they all pray. The mourner quickly begins the afternoon prayer, and says the mourner's Kaddish, the prayer for the dead. After he tells a story about a Jewish couple that has a son and need a tenth man to make a minyan, and are able to stop a Jewish coachman riding through town...

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