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Submitted by Daniel Y Goldberg

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Category: Translation - Yiddish
Approval Date: 4/7/2013 3:16 PM
Family Surname: Elsztein or Mostovlansky
Country: Poland
Town: Pinsk
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This is a letter from Pinsk in 1933 (Page 2 of 4, Other Page Images Uploaded separately). I believe it is in yiddish though some of the script is difficult to read and I dont recognize the characters. Can someone please translate?

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4/4/2013 11:54 AM Hi Daniel,
just continued a bit, trying to understand the writing.

Do you understand the Yiddish?

afin shrek un in der tsayt iz Ester krang gevorin/ es iz geven (kholes-ahave)/un ihr oysgekumener iz gigangen alle tog/ un am ende hot der foter ayngeshtimt/ ober der koshmar hot gedoyert 3 monhat/ ikh hob gemaynt ikh vel sheyn dos gor not ariber leben/ ober tsulib dem iz Izak geven hir 2 mol/ un es hot zikh geendigt mit khasene hobn/ di khasene iz nit geven mit keyn klezmer vi amohl/ di formaletetin hot durkhgefirt xxx/ do zeendik(?) in 2ten iz Esther avek mit dem a yungen menshen/ un opgeshtelt akhupe Itsakh Moyshe Yisroel/ un gikumen un opgigeben mazel(tov?)/ yetst iz sheyn der foter leb tsufriden un derfar avade tsufriden un in zikh avade un avade tsufriden/ zol sheyn Got helfen es zol sheyn zayn mit glik/ un ikh zol sheyn fun zey nakhes hobin mehr vi biz yetst
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