Gimpel Beynish the Matchmaker
(Gimpl Beynish der Shadkhn)
Yiddish Comics of the early 20th century

Translation and commentary by Jane Peppler
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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Nicholas II goes to the dentist. There is no novocaine. 2-17-1915

Cartoon February 17, 1915: Nikolai’s Dentist
From the left: Franz Josef, Nikolay, Wilhelm.
Wilhelm: Hold him a little longer, Miss.
 Franz Josef: Lodz, Lomzhe and Bielsk we have already. His other teeth will soon follow.

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