I grew up hearing about the story of a wonder child in Jerusalem that was born knowing כל התורה כולה. The Gedolim of that era explained that he didn't receive the flick from the angel at birth to make one forget his learning that was taught to him in the mother's womb (see Niddah 30). I was wondering if anyone can validate this episode or provide any articles etc. that we're written about this very interesting story..

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    – shmosel
    Mar 16 at 23:45
  • thanks. I also heard from someone that Belzer Rebbe zatza"l immersed the boy in a mikva of just 39 סאה of rain water and thats how he forgot his learning! FASCINATING! Mar 16 at 23:51


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