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Remembering a Vanished World a Jewish

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ISBN13: 9781571812810
ISBN10: 1571812814
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The author, a prominent historian, was born in Warsaw in 1920 and spent his childhood in Poland and Germany. His parents were members of the best known Yiddish theater ensemble, the Vilna Company. They were thus part of an important movement in the Jewish community of Eastern Europe which sought, during the half century before World War II, to create a secular Jewish culture, the vehicle of which would be the Yiddish language.

Combining the skills of an experienced historian with the talents of a natural writer, the author not only brings this exciting part of Jewish culture to life but also deals with ethnic relations and ethnic tensions in the region and addresses the broad political and cultural issues of a society on the verge of destruction. Thus a vivid portrait emerges that captures the feel and atmosphere of a world that has vanished forever.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

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jtcr, November 29, 2008 (view all comments by jtcr)
Surprised though that I could find no mention of the S.S. St. Louis beimg turned back from U.S. waters to Europe!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781571812810
Subtitle:
(a Jewish childhood in interwar Poland )
Publisher:
Berghahn Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Warsaw
Series Volume:
no. 144
Publication Date:
2001
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
x, 204 p., 8 p. of plates

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Religion » Judaism » Thought and Culture

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