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See The Yiddish Paper Beloved by Polish Jewry Before the War

March 20, 2015
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Looking for news from the provinces? A husband? Sholem Aleichem’s book tour schedule? Published between 1908 and 1939, Haynt (along with Der Moment) was one of the two widest-circulation, longest-running Yiddish newspapers in Poland. Well-known writers (even some you’ve probably heard of), like I.L. Peretz and Sholem Aleichem, published columns in…

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Bagel Fever

November 16, 2011
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The bagel has long been a basic codifier of Askenazic Jewish identity. The hip-hop parody group 2 Live Jews,…

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