New PDF release: 1929: Mapping the Jewish World (Goldstein-Goren Series in

By Hasia Diner,Gennady Estraikh

ISBN-10: 081472020X

ISBN-13: 9780814720202

ISBN-10: 0814720218

ISBN-13: 9780814720219

Winner of the 2013 nationwide Jewish publication Award, Anthologies and Collections
The yr 1929 represents an enormous turning element in interwar Jewish society, proving to be a yr while Jews, despite the place they lived, observed themselves suffering from advancements that happened round the global, because the crises continued by means of different Jews grew to become a part of the transnational Jewish realization. within the usa, the inventory industry crash introduced lasting fiscal, social, and ideological alterations to the Jewish group and constrained its skill to aid humanitarian and nationalist tasks in different international locations. In Palestine, the anti-Jewish riots in Hebron and different cities underscored the vulnerability of the Zionist company and ignited heated discussions between a number of Jewish political teams concerning the knowledge of building a Jewish nation on its ancient website. even as, within the Soviet Union, the consolidation of strength within the arms of Stalin created a miles extra dogmatic weather within the foreign Communist stream, together with its Jewish branches.
Featuring a gleaming array of students of Jewish historical past, 1929 surveys the Jewish global in a single yr providing transparent examples of the transnational connections which associated Jews to every other—from politics, international relations, and philanthropy to literature, tradition, and the destiny of Yiddish—regardless of the place they lived. Taken jointly, the essays in 1929 argue that, no matter if American, Soviet, German, Polish, or Palestinian, Jews through the global lived in an international context.

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