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I've heard repeatedly that the Tiferes Yisroel describes Dr. Edward Jenner as a righteous gentile for developing the smallpox inoculation -- where is that quote, please?

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Tiferet Yisrael (Boaz) on Avot 3:14 cited and translated here.

  • Original Hebrew here. – Yishai Feb 9 '15 at 15:26
  • Thank you! It's on Hillel's comment that G-d loves all humans. What's the Yiddish word he's using for vaccinations, by the way? Fakenimfung? – Shalom Feb 9 '15 at 15:39
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    @Shalom "Inoculation" in English translates as "Impfung" in German. Maybe the syllables פאקקענ stand for "vaccine"? – Avrohom Yitzchok Feb 9 '15 at 18:03
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    @Shalom, he is saying "the Pockenimpfung", which is German for Smallpox vaccination. – Yishai Feb 9 '15 at 18:05
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    @AvrohomYitzchok, פאקקען is Pocken - smallpox in German. – Yishai Feb 9 '15 at 18:06

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