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It was 1942 and Colman and Greenbaum were eager to fight Hitler. But first they’d have to make it through basic training. Not an easy feat for these kibbitzers. Read Colman’s true account of their mishaps and misdemeanours.

In this moving and funny memoir, Oscar Colman encounters Old Man Israel with his Yiddish accent and his fanatic intolerance for bad cheese sandwiches from the Golden Age cafeteria. A character like this, you won’t often find.

Read Oscar Colman’s hilarious, and deliciously wicked recollections of his big job as the assistant to Montreal mohel Rabbi Colton. This memoir brings to life the old streets of Montreal and how it felt to be a 12 year-old Jewish kid with a gig like no other.