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Text & Translation

ביאַליקס שיך

Bialik's Shoes

Sholem Aleichem

Translation by Daniel Kennedy

If Ḥayyim Naḥman Bialik had left his slippers in your house, would you give them back? Read how Sholem Aleichem handled this problem.

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