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Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange But True Stories From the Yiddish Press

Eddy Portnoy
Format
Book
Published
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018]
Language
English
Series
Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture
ISBN
9780804797610, 0804797617, 9781503604117, 150360411X, 9781503603974
Contents
  • Introduction : a brief and not entirely uncomplicated history of the Yiddish press
  • Jewish abortion technician
  • The Hebrew girl murderer of East New York
  • The Jewish Mahatma
  • The great tonsil riot of 1906
  • Rivington Street's wheel of (mis)fortune
  • Yom Kippur battle royale
  • Attack of the Yiddish journalists
  • Suicide Jews
  • Battle at the bris
  • Urke Nachalnik : fine young criminal
  • The strange case of Gimel Kuper, mystery journalist
  • Semitic beauty drives Jews wild : film at eleven
  • Ever fallen in love with someone (you shouldn't have fallen in love with)?
  • My Yiddishe divorce
  • Shomer fucking Shabbos
  • 625-pound Jews and other oddities
  • Bad rabbi : bigamy, blackmail, and the Radimner rebbetzin
  • You think you've got troubles? : stories from Warsaw's Yiddish crime blotter.
Description
x, 265 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-253) and index.
Technical Details
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