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Reporters’ Roundtable: The Jerusalem Bombing; Yiddish Ode to Triangle Fire Victims

Host Josh Nathan-Kazis speaks with staff writer Nathan Guttman about whether or not Israel is headed for another war with the Palestinians, in light of a recent Jerusalem bombing and several rocket attacks from Gaza. Then Myra Mniewski, a poet and Yiddish translator, joins the conversation to discuss a Yiddish-language poem published in the Forverts in the immediate aftermath of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, 100 years ago this week. Finally, Josh shares his experience celebrating Purim in Borough Park, Brooklyn’s Hasidic community.

To read the Forward’s special coverage the Triangle fire centennial, including 25 translated articles published in the Forverts, back in 1911, click here.

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