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Eddy Portnoy on True Stories from the Yiddish Press

Eddy Portnoy, senior researcher and director of exhibitions at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, talks about his newly published compendium of stories, Bad Rabbi and Other Strange but True Stories from the Yiddish Press. He introduces us to stories of thieves, wrestlers, poets, and beauty queens whose misadventures were immortalized in Yiddish newspapers from the 1880s to the 1930s.

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Episode 0157- Eddy Portnoy on True Stories from the Yiddish Press by YiddishBookCenter

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