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Simkhes toyre tsu di hakufes

Title

Simkhes toyre tsu di hakufes

Date

1966

Description

[Note from typewritten tape log inside box:] A gay dancing tune, sung during Simchat Torah, to the hakofes. Michoel’s wife, Avreml’s wife, and Ruth Rubin join in...[Handwritten note beside track number:} 5/31 1984

Michoel Yudelevitch, Sept. 1, 1966. A younger brother of Avreml Yudin [aka Avrom Yudin], who is well represented in this collection, had not seen his brother Michoel for 40 years! Now, in 1966, Michoel came to visit from Santiago, Chile, where he has been living since 1936. The two brothers recall a number of nigunim, which they knew together in childhood. It is interesting that on some, they now differ....(They were from a Koydenover home). [Handwritten note:] They were 4 brothers.

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“Simkhes toyre tsu di hakufes,” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 24, 2020, https://ruthrubin.yivo.org/items/show/1966.
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