A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and C)

A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and C)


This awesome memoir via Menachem Mendel Frieden illuminates Jewish adventure in all 3 of the main major facilities of Jewish existence through the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries. It chronicles Frieden's early years in japanese Europe, his next migration to the U.S., and, eventually, his payment in Palestine in 1921. The memoir appears to be like right here translated from its unique Hebrew, edited and annotated through Frieden's grandson, the historian Lee Shai Weissbach.

Frieden's tale presents a window onto Jewish existence in an period that observed the encroachment of contemporary rules right into a conventional society, nice streams of migration, and the venture of Jewish kingdom development in Palestine. The memoir follows Frieden's scholar lifestyles within the yeshivas of jap Europe, the practices of peddlers within the American South, and the complexities of British coverage in Palestine among the 2 international Wars. This first-hand account calls cognizance to a couple usually missed features of the fashionable Jewish event and gives worthy perception into the heritage of the time.

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