Mayer Aaron Levi lives in a small village. Like his fellow Jews, he studies Torah and goes to synagogue three times a day. Unlike everybody else, Mayer Aaron also has a bountiful lemon tree. His wife Raizel is very possessive about the tree because she takes its ripe lemons to brew a special lemonade that she puts in jars and has Mayer Aaron sell in the village square. Because the tree provides the family with added income, Raizel is very upset that a thief seems to be stealing some of them. She sits outside to catch the thief, only to learn a lesson that will be handed down from generation to generation.