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WATCH: In This Classic Yiddish Joke, A Maybe-Atheist Confronts God

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.

In this joke famed Jewish folk-hero and alleged atheist Hershele Ostropoler gives a unique answer to a friend questioning his piety.

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