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First Day of School in a Lost World

Mark Warshawski’s Yiddish classic describes a world more beautiful in memory than it was in the impoverished reality of eastern Europe.

Vivian Eden
Vivian Eden
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Little boys learning Hebrew, Lublin, Poland 1924.Credit: Alter Kacyzne (1885-1941)
Vivian Eden
Vivian Eden

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