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How Far Will Grandmothers Go To Look Out For Granddaughters? In Borscht Belt Joke, Maybe Too Far.

This article originally appeared in the Yiddish Forverts.

The Yiddish Forward is producing a series of classic Yiddish jokes presented in Yiddish by Leana Jelen, a young Yiddish-speaking sign-language interpreter. This joke shows the drastic measures some Jewish grandmothers will take to protect their granddaughters — or at least their own sanity.

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