Yiddish children’s book (The Kitten by Leib Kvitko), Odessa, 1935. From the Center for Jewish History, who offer this description:

A little boy and his kitten are best friends and play together day and night. But instead of catching mice at home, the kitten plays and dances with them. When the boy’s mother finds this out, she throws the kitten out of the house. The kitten returns when the boy’s mother is away. The little boy rejoices, and his mother only smiles when she comes back and sees them together again.

Yiddish: Dos ketsele

To read the entire book, click here.

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