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Bernie Sanders redt af yidish

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Bernie Sanders, Senator from Vermont and forerunner for the Democratic nomination, gave a moving speech last night on the themes of doikayt, in which he condemned the “relexification” theory, endorsed Chaim Grade over Isaac Bashevis Singer, and invoked Benjamin Franklin’s little-known, unfulfilled desire to learn Yiddish, which was stymied after the founding father championed Hebrew as the national language, and failed. “The American people owe a debt to the man who brought us electricity, and the Philadelphia Convention,” Sanders said, adding, “Koved zayn ondenk.”

אַ פֿריילעכן פּורים, לייענערס!

A freylekhn pirim, leyeners!

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Editors, The . “Bernie Sanders redt af yidish.” In geveb, March 2016: https://ingeveb.org/blog/bernie-sanders-redt-af-yidish.
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Editors, The . “Bernie Sanders redt af yidish.” In geveb (March 2016): Accessed Aug 23, 2019.

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