1929: Mapping the Jewish World (Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History)

1929: Mapping the Jewish World (Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History)


Winner of the 2014 nationwide Jewish e-book Award, Anthologies and Collections
 
The yr 1929 represents a huge turning aspect in interwar Jewish society, proving to be a yr whilst Jews, despite the place they lived, observed themselves suffering from advancements that came about round the international, because the crises persevered by way of different Jews turned a part of the transnational Jewish cognizance. within the usa, the inventory marketplace crash introduced lasting monetary, social, and ideological adjustments to the Jewish group and constrained its skill to aid humanitarian and nationalist tasks in different nations. In Palestine, the anti-Jewish riots in Hebron and different cities underscored the vulnerability of the Zionist firm and ignited heated discussions between quite a few Jewish political teams in regards to the knowledge of creating a Jewish country on its old website. whilst, within the Soviet Union, the consolidation of strength within the palms of Stalin created a miles extra dogmatic weather within the foreign Communist flow, together with its Jewish branches.
 
Featuring a glowing array of students of Jewish heritage, 1929 surveys the Jewish global in a single 12 months supplying 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 in the course of the global lived in an international context.

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