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The UnderDog No More


Mordechai Z. Hecht


“Hail Hitler!”

That’s’ what he told me, as I walked him by on Metropolitan Ave. in Queens New York.

As I was sitting by my Shabbos table this past weekend I was prompted by my wife to tell our guests of my child hood, and what it was like growing up in a home with 14 brothers and sisters. So, I began to tell of when we were little. How we used to have two bunk beds in our room and four boys sleeping in the same, what we called the, blue room.

Oh, how we used to play ship with the bunk beds. Each bunk bed was a ship with two decks and the area between the two beds was the water. and how we had all sort of challenges that we had to play out. … Read More »

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