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What was contained in the outraged consciousness of the son of the Grand Rabbi at the moment when four young men regarded his naked body with disapproval, poking it in tender spots? Not only was he the son of a Grand Rabbi and even the grandson of a Grand Rabbi but he was a Grand Rabbi himself; his name was Jehuda Leib Twersky, he was of venerable age, he came from Antwerp and he had a long, black, fluffy beard. The only clue to his thoughts was a remark he made when it was all over: "I believe that it was...

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