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The Great Gefilte-Fish Lie

As a young person, I, like any number of Jewish children, received an early lesson on mortality and heartbreak from a book called “The Carp in the Bathtub.” Published in 1972, the book, written by Barbara Cohen, with illustrations by Joan Halpern, told the story of Harry and Leah, two Brooklyn kids whose mother is renowned for her gefilte fish—the traditional Jewish patties made from ground fish, egg, and matzo meal.
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