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  •  By the time that Germany refused... (4+ / 0-)

    to allow emigration, the Jewry had a Yiddish saying:

    "There are only two kinds of countries for the Jew. The country that will not let you leave, and the country that will not let you in."

    If you understand the dialogic nature of Yiddish writing, then who is the "you" referred to in this dialogue?

    I hope you will comment and share your stories with us. I thank you for respecting my house.

    Nurse Kelley says my writing is brilliant and my soul is shiny - who am I to argue?
    Economic
    Left/Right: -7.75
    Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.51

    by Bud Fields on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 01:47:16 AM PDT

    •  Answer: He is a poor man.n/t :) Thanks. (0+ / 0-)

      Nurse Kelley says my writing is brilliant and my soul is shiny - who am I to argue?
      Economic
      Left/Right: -7.75
      Social Libertarian/Authoritarian: -4.51

      by Bud Fields on Fri Oct 04, 2013 at 09:48:07 PM PDT

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