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Who’s on Forty-Second?

My grandparents spoke Yiddish, especially when they didn’t want their children to understand what they were saying.  My dad speaks some, though his German is better, and I know the same handful of words that a gentile might learn after five years of living in New York City.  There’s no question the language has been […]

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I’d Rather Dance the Hora in Sodom and Gomorrah

In Soul Doctor, the word heart is used with as much reckless frequency as is the word cunt in any work by Henry Miller.  There are hearts for love and hearts for hate.  Two hearts beat as one.  And the rhythm of music does not come from the percussion but from (you guessed it) the […]

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