Susie Knaknisl

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Susie Knaknisl: a translated
Yiddish Cartoon from 101 years ago

קָרִיקָטוּרָה מִפַּעַם

Today’s cartoon in Yiddish appeared 1916 in דיא ווארהייט. This newspaper in particular and others are made available online by
the National Library of Israel on the website Historical Jewish Press – עיתונות
יהודית היסטורית

and print copies of newspapers and other material are available at the Center
for Jewish History. Library and archive records can be found in our catalog.

Arden is a Reference and Genealogy Librarian at CJH where he
curates and translates historical Jewish cartoons for this series
Karikatūrah Mipaām ⚫ קָרִיקָטוּרָה מִפַּעַם on the 16th Street Blog and
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(קָרִיקָטוּרָה): Hebrew; Comics (American English);
from Italian caricatura; a deliberately exaggerated pictorial
representation to produce a comic effect. Mipaām
(מִפַּעַם): Hebrew; meaning “of long ago” or “from time.”

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