Modern Yiddish Culture

Modern Yiddish Culture

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The phenomenal rise of Yiddish language and culture is one of the most interesting and colorful sagas of modern Jewish history. In this significant book, Dr. Goldsmith relates the growth of Yiddish to the explosion of Jewish literature, the surge of Zionism, and the popularity of Socialism that impacted upon the Jews of Europe, America, and Israel. Including a study of the major personalities associated with the first Yiddish Language Conference (1908, ) this is the first comprehensive work to explore a movement that affected the lives of millions of Jews before the Holocaust and continues to influence Jewish life throughout the world.having among the Jewish masses in Eastern Europe, he would certainly alter his opinion and say : Congratulations, wonderful author, on your works in the field of Jargon!28 In 1899, Der Yid, a Zionist bi-weekly in Yiddish edited by Ravnitsky, anbsp;...

Title:Modern Yiddish Culture
Author:Emanuel S. Goldsmith
Publisher:Fordham Univ Press - 1997-01-01


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