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  • Opinion: Our golden calf

    By Dennis Prager

    March 7, 2012 | 6:05 pm

    How would most American Jews react to the following historical assessment by a noted Yiddish scholar, professor Gennady Estraikh of New York University?

    “It is hardly an overstatement to define Yiddish literature of the 1920s as the most pro-Soviet literature in the world.”