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Everyday Jewish Life in Imperial Russia, 1825-1914, Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 90
Authors: ChaeRan Y. Freeze
Categories: Jewish families
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

Everyday Jewish Life in Imperial Russia
Language: en
Pages: 648
Authors: ChaeRan Y. Freeze
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-03 - Publisher: Brandeis University Press

This book makes accessibleÑfor the first time in EnglishÑdeclassified archival documents from the former Soviet Union, rabbinic sources, and previously untran
The Rise of the Modern Yiddish Theater
Language: en
Pages: 299
Authors: Alyssa Quint
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-24 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

Jewish Book Award Finalist: “Turns the fascinating life of Avrom Goldfaden into a multi-dimensional history of the Yiddish theater’s formative years.” —
Jews in the Former Grand Duchy of Lithuania Since 1772
Language: en
Pages: 509
Authors: Šarūnas Liekis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry

This volume of Polin, based on scholarship that has emerged since the fall of communism, is a wide-ranging contribution to the complex history of the Jews in Li
The Lost World of Russia's Jews
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Abraham Rechtman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-01 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

In 1913, Abraham Rechtman journeyed through the Russian Pale of Settlement on a mission to record its Jewish folk traditions before they disappeared forever. Th
Twenty-Six Seconds
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Alexandra Zapruder
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-15 - Publisher: Hachette UK

The moving, untold family story behind Abraham Zapruder's film footage of the Kennedy assassination and its lasting impact on our world. Abraham Zapruder didn't
Sources on Jewish Self-Government in the Polish Lands from Its Inception to the Present
Language: en
Pages: 726
Authors: François Guesnet
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-04 - Publisher: BRILL

Illustrating and documenting one thousand years of Jewish self-government in Polish and Lithuanian lands, this pioneering volume offers sources on Jewish commun
Resisting Persecution
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Thomas Pegelow Kaplan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-05 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

Since antiquity, European Jewish diaspora communities have used formal appeals to secular and religious authorities to secure favors or protection. Such petitio
The Israel-Palestine Conflict
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: James L. Gelvin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-11 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The fourth edition of this award-winning account of the conflict between Israel and Palestine for students and general readers.
Jewish Materialism
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Eliyahu Stern
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-20 - Publisher: Yale University Press

A paradigm-shifting account of the modern Jewish experience, from one of the most creative young historians of his generation To understand the organizing frame