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Mendelson, Ora -- Rubin, Micheal

Oy helft mir kinder unter


Oy helft mir kinder unter




[Note on typewritten tape log in tape box: ] Age eleven [Ora]. Age nine [Michael]. Second-generation American-Jewish children, who learned the song by rote.


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