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The yr 1929 represents an important turning aspect in interwar Jewish society, proving to be a yr while Jews, despite the place they lived, observed themselves stricken by advancements that came about round the international, because the crises persisted through different Jews turned a part of the transnational Jewish realization. within the usa, the inventory industry crash introduced lasting financial, social, and ideological adjustments to the Jewish group and constrained its skill to help 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 country on its historic 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 glowing array of students of Jewish background, 1929 surveys the Jewish global in a single yr delivering 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, even if American, Soviet, German, Polish, or Palestinian, Jews through the global lived in a world context.

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E184. 354. A14 2013 973'. 04924—dc23 2013006920 ny collage Press books are published on acid-free paper, and their binding fabrics are selected for power and sturdiness. we attempt to exploit environmentally in charge providers and fabrics to the best volume attainable in publishing our books. synthetic within the usa c 10 nine eight 7 6 five four three 2 1 p 10 nine eight 7 6 five four three 2 1 Contents advent 1 Hasia R. Diner and Gennady Estraikh half I: international Ties 1 dwelling in the community, Organizing Nationally, and considering Globally: The View from the U.S. eleven Hasia R. Diner 2 Jewish international relations at a Crossroads 27 David Engel three The Stalinist “Great holiday” in Yiddishland 36 Gennady Estraikh four everlasting Transit: Jewish Migration throughout the Interwar interval fifty three Tobias Brinkmann five Polish Jewry, American Jewish Immigrant Philanthropy, and the drawback of 1929 seventy three Rebecca Kobrin 6 Jewish American Philanthropy and the main issue of 1929: The Case of OZE-TOZ and the JDC ninety three Rakefet Zalashik 7 Territorialism and the ICOR “American fee of Scientists and specialists” to the Soviet some distance East 107 Henry Srebrnik >> v vi << Contents half II: neighborhood tales eight From common Values to Cultural Representations 127 Avner Ben-Zaken nine The fight over Yiddish in Postimmigrant the United States 139 Eric L. Goldstein 10 whilst the neighborhood Trumps the worldwide: The Jewish global of São Paulo, Brazil, 1924–1940 one hundred fifty five Jeffrey Lesser half III: Literature eleven Patterning a brand new existence: American Jewish Literature in 1929 171 Gabriella Safran 12 David Vogel: Married existence 1929 185 Glenda Abramson thirteen Radical Conservatism: Bashevis’s Dismissal of Modernism 201 Joseph Sherman 14 wish, future, and dying: delusion and fact in Soviet Yiddish Literature round 1929 217 Mikhail Krutikov Index members 235 243 Introduction Hasia R. Diner and Gennady Estraikh traditional brooding about Jewish heritage has pivoted round a couple of key dates, going from 70 CE with the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem by means of the Romans to 1492 and the expulsion from Spain. such a lot commentators might agree that 1881 with the outbreak of the pogroms within the Czarist empire, 1933 and the increase of Adolf Hitler to strength, and at last 1948 and the announcement of the kingdom of Israel as a sovereign Jewish country represent the main years from which to visualize the move of Jewish ancient time. Many additionally regard 1967 as a dividing line, because the June battle replaced tangibly the overseas snapshot and state of affairs of Israel, prompted new interpretations of background, and caused the Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union. yet for the reason that Jewish background can't, and ought now not, be divorced from the bigger historical past of the realm, different dates additionally recommend themselves as attainable moments that could offer a framework for figuring out the Jewish earlier. 1096 and the release of the 1st campaign, 1516 whilst Martin Luther ripped aside the harmony of Christendom, and the French Revolution of 1789, which provided citizenship to all males, divorcing the advantages provided by way of the nation from spiritual association, provide a couple of different dates drawn from global heritage that can be regarded as transformative of Jewish lifestyles and important of exploration.

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