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Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories - The Slowpoke Express, pp. 184-186, The Miracle of Hoshanah Rabbah, pp. 186-194 Summary & Analysis

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The Slowpoke Express, pp. 184-186, The Miracle of Hoshanah Rabbah, pp. 186-194 Summary

In The Slowpoke Express, a narrow gauge railroad line that goes through the town of Bohopoli is called by the Jews there, the Slowpoke Express. The Jews of Bohopoli are amazed that this line was even built, but now praise the line and make jokes about it. Here is a story about an accident that occurred on the line involving a Jew and a Russian priest.

In The Miracle of Hoshanah Rabbah, a Jew from the town of Sobolivke is walking around, and admiring the Slowpoke Express train resting at the station and a Russian priest traveling on the train comes down and meets the Jew. At this point the locomotive is not attached to the rest of the train. Berko and the Priest get...

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