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Jay Berliner

Fyvush Finkel

March 11, 2016

Finkel needed only minimal help to get up on the stage after recovering from a short illness. He began with patter about how Jews don’t usually drink because it interferes with their suffering. He also quoted humorist Sam Levenson’s retort to an anti-Semite. Levenson suggested that this person refuse to take advantage of all the cures and tests for illnesses discovered by men such as Sabin and Salk and their Jewish medical colleagues. [more]