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Learn more about the Jewish Philosopher and hear the Yiddish Radio Project documentary about his life and work.

Flip through the Jewish Philosopher's Magazine.

Listen to more of Lutsky's classic Carnation commercials.


"The Boy Should Be Told," a letter to the Jewish Philosopher

This week's gem is an extended excerpt from the advice show of C. Israel Lutsky. Better know to his listeners as the Jewish Philosopher, Lutsky took to the air daily from 1931 to the mid-'60s with a sheaf of letter from advice seeking listeners. In this episode, which begins with one of the Philosopher's hallmark pitches for Carnation Milk, Lutsky considers the dilemma of a young mother who has raised her child in the shadow of a dangerous lie.

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