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  • Warsaw: 1967; Oif di khvalyes fun goyrl (On the waves of destiny).

    Lili Berger.

  • Maybe it was a presentiment, maybe it was the sort of destiny that Yiddish calls "goyrl."

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  • “Maybe it was a presentiment, maybe it was the sort of destiny that Yiddish calls “goyrl.” Whatever the word for it, something stirred into motion.”

    The New York Times, A Rare Blend, Pro Football and Hasidic Judaism, by Samuel G. Freedman, February 5, 2010

    February 6, 2010