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  • An American soldier’s Purim—1945

    By Jane Ulman

    March 1, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    "Pardon me, sir, are you perchance a Jew?"

    Ralph Goodman immediately reached for the .45 on his hip. The 24-year-old American soldier didn't know what to expect from the approaching middle-aged man wearing a felt hat, one side folded up, and speaking Australian-accented English....