114-Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange But True Stories from the Yiddish Press by Eddy Portnoy

114-Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange But True Stories from the Yiddish Press by Eddy Portnoy

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Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange But True Stories from the Yiddish Press
Book by Eddy Portnoy
Stories abound of immigrant Jews on the outside looking in, clambering up the ladder of social mobility, successfully assimilating and integrating into their new worlds. But this book is not about the success stories. It's a paean to the bunglers, the blockheads, and the just plain weird—Jews who were flung from small, impoverished eastern European towns into the urban shtetls of New York and ... See More

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