Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Fishy Story Tests Chasidic Town's Beliefs

NEW SQUARE, N. Y. — Skver Chasidim from Brooklyn to Montreal are discussing the latest miracle: New Square’s talking fish.

In the back of a local fish market, more than a month ago — so the story goes — a carp opened its mouth and declared that it was the soul of a childless Canadian chasid who died last year and was sent back to do good deeds on earth.