Re: [Cz-L] We want our own windows...

From: Edgar Hauster <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2017 05:56:54 +0000
To: jerome schatten <>, Irene Fishler <>
Reply-To: Edgar Hauster <>


For being on the safe side, here is a ShortURL for the link:

Enjoy the cartoon and thank you so much for the translation of the Polish /Romanian / German / Russian / Yiddish text snippets, dear Irene. Great!

Edgar Hauster

From: jerome schatten <>
Sent: Friday, January 13, 2017 06:32
To: Irene Fishler
Cc: Edgar Hauster; Czernowitz Discussion Group
Subject: Re: [Cz-L] We want our own windows...

Hello Irene… even when I repaired the link, it did not seem to work for me - I pasted together the broken pieces of the link for form:

and still get a ‘page not found error’. Maybe I have messed things up? Does this link work for you? I would have liked to see this cartoon!


> On Jan 12, 2017, at 09:21, Irene Fishler <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I liked this CARTOON many years ago ( 2008?).But only now I realized that
> it was meant as an illustration to I.L. Peretz's historical speech at the
> Yiddish Language Conference in Cz. in 1908.
> Please look again :
> tz_pp36-41sm_0.pdf
> Let's see what the Cartoon tells:
> 1. In the middle of the street a man is going towards us, in a hurry. He is
> a participant at the Conference ( a journalist?) . He holds a book in his
> hand; a tourist-guide of Czernowitz.
> 2. At right, a man comes out of his store and says in Polish : "Czy, jutro
> bedzie ladnie ?"= Whether tomorrow will be a nice day?
> 3. Above him through an open window we hear a ( young?) lady saying in
> Rumanian: "Lasa-ma in pace !"= Leave me alone !
> 4. On the far left a man (or woman) sitting in the wagon says in German:"Wir
> fahren morgen ab" = We will leave tomorrow.
> 5. On the left upper floor somebody says in Russian: "Zakroyte okno
> pajzaluysta !" = Shut the window, please !
> 6. At the left low corner someone shows us a printed page right into our
> face. The big title reads in Yiddish: "KULTUR" !
> Here we are: this is OUR window, on a Czernowitz street...
> Thank you,
> Irene

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