Purim parodies from 1932

Purim, Prohibition, and Puterman’s Cafeteria: Yeshiva College, 1932

By Shulamith Z. Berger Curator of Special Collections and Hebraica-Judaica YU Libraries Even before Yeshiva College’s first graduating class in 1932, before the birth of the Commentator, students were provoking the administration and publishing Purim papers. The Yeshiva News GRAGER depicts a rabbinic style figure standing at a shtender [podium] reading a megillah [book of […]