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