There were Jewish pirates? That’s right, just click here for the story, matey!
In honor of this news, here’s a pic of another kind of Jewish pirate: my boyhood friend and Hebrew schoolmate Lee Arenberg, now famous for his turn in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies…
(Just remember, dead men tell no meises…)
Pirates, shmirates. Just shows that the Jewish sechel was put to use wherever it was gainful. I notice that the article didn’t suggest that any Yidden actually boarded the ships and committed crimes. Whew! That’s a relief.