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The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon – Dedication

In Books, Mystery, Novels on July 20, 2010 at 6:03 pm

Michael Chabon dedicated his novel The Yiddish Policemen’s Union:

To Ayelet,

bashert

Ayelet Waldman, his second wife, is also a writer ~ she wrote candidly about Chabon in the New York Times.

“Bashert” is the Yiddish word for “perfect match” or “match made in Heaven.” Visit JewFAQ.org for hilarious wives’ tales about this word.

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