This morning NPR ran a great piece about the Loyal League of Yiddish Sons of Erin in New York City.
Newspaper Excerpt On Loyal League’s Annual Banquet
” ‘Green bagels,’ assured Michael Mann, president of the Loyal League of Yiddish Sons of Erin. ‘They’re good if you acquire a taste for them. We’re kosher Irish.’
“What’s more there will be prime beef O’Malley, litvak chopped liver and kishka a la Killarney on the menu Saturday night at the sixth annual ‘gathering of the clan’ — the Irish-Jewish clan in Manhattan.
They also mentioned that Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara would join them for the annual banquet. Jerry and Anne are Ben Stiller’s parents, for those who don’t know, and represent the bonding of clans, as it were. The did a fantastic routine about computer dating that I am sure must have reflected a bit of their
own courtship. Sadly there is only the first couple of minutes on YouTube, but here it is anyway.