The Strange Stories of Yiddishland: What the Yiddish Press Reveals about the Jews
Date: 6/9/2019; 59 minutes
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In "Bad Rabbi and Other Strange but True Stories from the Yiddish Press" Eddy Portnoy mines century-old Yiddish newspapers to expose the seamy underbelly of pre-WWII New York and Warsaw, the two major centers of Yiddish culture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Recorded on 03/03/2019.

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