Cedars of Lebanon:
Journalism in the New Kasrilevke
Just as there were two of everything in Kasrilevke, there were also two Yiddish newspapers, the Yarmulke and the Little Cap. Naturally the Yarmulke is the traditional, old-fashioned daily paper for the Orthodox, and Little Cap is the modern, radical gazette of the progressive elements.
The competing papers’ mottoes alone served immediate notice of their policies. In large letters the Yarmulke devoted itself “To God and the Public.” The editor of the Little Cap placed his own name in equally large print and boldly asserted, “I am here—everything is here.”
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