Tag Archives: Yiddish

“These are excellent Blintzes”

Said my Yiddish teacher, Sascha, yesterday as he finally gave in and ate the blintzes, crepe-like pancakes filled with a slightly sweet cheese mixture, folded, and fried in butter. And was he ever right. These were fresh as they get. … Continue reading

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Food and Funerals

I have a friend, call him Bruce. Bruce’s father died a year ago, and instead of being buried, he was put in a mausoleum. This is called being encrypted. This led me to write a joke: “My friend’s father died, … Continue reading

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