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Thread #105371   Message #2169365
Posted By: robomatic
12-Oct-07 - 01:28 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Yiddisha Eyes (Irving Berlin)
Subject: RE: Req/ADD: 'Yiddisha Eyes' by Irving Berlin 1910
I agree with Rabbi Sol's interpretation. I also think that it is offensive by the standards of today. If I didn't know the background of the song and I heard it cold I'd be tempted to punch out the singer.

Times have changed, thank goodness.