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Mishpacha Junior Speaks to Uncle Doovy

C.S. Teitelbaum

Uncle Doovy’s van is not the regular, musical ice cream van that chugs down the road on a hot summer’s day. His is actually the only soft ice cream van in the kosher world! That’s a one up for us Londoners! The van plays heimishe traditional tunes that bring little girls and boys scurrying towards it, their ponytails and peyos whipping in the summer breeze.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

MJ: Hi. I’m sure many kids would like an ice cream van for their next afikomen present! Where do you buy one?

UD: The way it works is that you buy a regular van and take it to a special company that takes it apart and cuts out the entire inside from wall to wall, leaving you basically with four wheels. The van gets rebuilt from a material called fiberglass since otherwise it’d be too heavy to drive around, especially with all those appliances inside. It’s a huge expense.

 

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