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A Hometown Wedding

By Philip Greenblatt Philip Greenblatt was president of the Keidaner Association of New York in the 1940s. Before and during his tenure, he contributed numerous occasional memoirs to the association’s monthly bulletin. This one, published in “The Keidaner” November 17, … Continue reading

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The Big Celebration

By Hirsh Bloshtein Originally published in the newspaper “Birobidzhaner Shtern,” October 1970.  I once had a friend. We were born in the same town, on the same street and in the same year. We were together through our childhood years and … Continue reading

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The Badkhn of Keidan

Beginning in the 1870s, a Keidan badkhn named David Lindy compiled his wedding material into a beautifully handwritten book, which was later brought to America. Continue reading

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