Always count your money

The Frierdike Rebbe once attended a pidyon haben. The Cohen barely glanced at the silver coins as he hastily placed them in his pocket. The Rebbe then told him that money must always be counted. Dutifully, the Cohen counted the coins, revealing that he was one coin short…

(Heard from R’ Leibel Wolowick)

(Incidentally, כסף is the acronym of כסף סופרים פעמיים – one needs to count money twice.)

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