Frampol, Polandappears in The Unseen, The Gentleman from Cracow, The Little Shoemakers
This is an imaginary village in northern Poland used as the setting for a number of Singer's stories.
phylacteryappears in Yentl the Yeshiva Boy
This is a small box made of skin from clean animals, containing portions of scripture from the Torah written on parchment.
Warsaw, Polandappears in A Friend of Kafka
This city represents all that is sophisticated--and a lot of what is evil--to the simple villagers who populate these stories.
Lublin, Polandappears in The Destruction of Kreshev
This is a large town that serves as a metropolitan hub where villagers go for a taste of sophistication.
gabardineappears in The Letter Writer
This is a tough and densely woven fabric of either wool or cotton commonly used to make overcoats, suits, and trousers.
Miami Beachappears in Alone
This is full of retirees and condominiums.
Gehennaappears in Passions
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