Tuesday, June 02, 2009

So you know the Talmud by heart and via pin-prick, but do you also know the 5th volume of Kerem Hemed and the Czar's officer list?

Here's a thoroughly entertaining piece from the Jewish Chronicle, dated October 7, 1842:

So who was this mysterious Hirsch Doenemark (Denmark)? Haven't been able to figure that out yet. Normally that would be grounds for me to wait before posting this, but I think it's too enjoyable not to post.

See DovBear's post Shas Pollak and here as well.

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