The Contract with God Trilogy: Life on Dropsie Avenue - Part II: A Life Force, Izzy the Cockroach and the Meaning of Life - The Enchanted Prince Summary & Analysis

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Part II: A Life Force, Izzy the Cockroach and the Meaning of Life - The Enchanted Prince Summary and Analysis

Part II, Izzy the Cockroach and the Meaning of Life - It is the mid-1930s, and the Depression is in full swing. Jacob Shtarkah, hired to build a study hall on the Shul, is nearing the completion of five years of work. The hall will be not be named after Jacob, and he is horrified. Jacob feels as if he no longer has a purpose in life, and doesn't feel any different from a cockroach. In an alleyway, Jacob collapses from a mild heart attack.

Meanwhile, Jacob's wife, Rifka, is preparing for the Sabbath. She wonders where her husband is. Shortly thereafter, a cockroach named Izzy falls from...

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