The Jews of the Pale of Settlement created a distinctive way of life little known beyond its borders. Just before World War I, a socialist revolutionary named An-sky and his team collected jokes, recorded songs, took thousands of photographs, and created a revealing questionnaire in Yiddish, translated here in its entirety for the first time.Is it considered a duty to approach the teacher in the synagogue and say aGood Sabbatha and aHappy Holidaya? 478. ... in the kheyder, a has become a Yiddish expression meaning ado not reveal to the outside what is happening on the inside.
|Title||:||THE JEWISH DARK CONTINENT|
|Author||:||Nathaniel Deutsch, S An-Ski|
|Publisher||:||Harvard University Press - 2011-11-29|