100 Years Ago In the Forward: A Bintel Brief has a letter written by an embittered man who ran into trouble getting together a minyan for his son’s bris.
The following is an excerpt from Moyshe Olgin’s review of Dovid Bergelson’s debut novel, “At the Station
100 Years Ago In the Forward: Manuel Rosa, an “Indian chief” who performs the “war dance” onstage at Inman’s Casino in Brooklyn’s Coney Island, attacked Sam Friedman, a waiter, during a recent performance.
100 Years Ago In the Forward: Ida Feitelson’s father is upset, and with good reason. The attractive 17-year-old brunette, in the country for only three years, has disappeared without a trace.
100 Years Ago in the Forward: A letter we received from our correspondent in Galicia, Poland, details some unusual activity involving local Jews.