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Arthur’s Bar Mitzvah

……………………….Mazel Tov!……………………….In case you’re not fluent in Yiddish: You are invited to the Bar Mitzvah Party [“party” spelled phonetically] Saturday the 9th and also Sunday the 10th of October, 1920 Mr. and Mrs. Babitsky                                 822 West 7th Street [Sioux City] … Continue reading

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Friends with the Jewish Mafia

In 1975, John Canemaker asked Art Babbitt what made him want to draw in the first place. When I was in the second grade in public school [circa 1915], there was a kid who sat across the aisle from me.  … Continue reading

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