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1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Hasia Diner and Gennady Estraikh (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The year 1929 represents a major turning point for interwar Jewish society, proving to be a year when Jews, regardless of where they lived, saw themselves affected by developments that took place ... More


Introduction

Hasia R. Diner and Gennady Estraikh

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the Jewish world in 1929 and the reaction of Jewish communities, organizations, and individuals to the dramatic events of that year. It considers the transnational connections that ... More


Living Locally, Organizing Nationally, and Thinking Globally: The View from the United States

Hasia R. Diner

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the ways in which American Jews lived locally and organized nationally in 1929 yet remained connected to the global Jewish chain. In 1929, about 18,000 new Jewish immigrants had ... More


Jewish Diplomacy at a Crossroads

David Engel

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines Jewish diplomacy in the year 1929, with particular emphasis on the deaths of three individuals: Louis Marshall, Leon Reich, and Lucien Wolf. It first considers the significance ... More


The Stalinist “Great Break” in Yiddishland

Gennady Estraikh

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines how the Great Break of 1929 affected the Jewish population in the Soviet Union. It considers the consequences of the Soviet doctrine of a “great break” in industry and ... More


Polish Jewry, American Jewish Immigrant Philanthropy, and the Crisis of 1929

Rebecca Kobrin

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the impact of the economic crisis of 1929 on the philanthropic ties between Jews in Poland and the United States during the 1920s. It begins with an overview of the origins of ... More


Jewish American Philanthropy and the Crisis of 1929: The Case of OZE-TOZ and the JDC

Rakefet Zalashik

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the impact of the financial crisis of 1929 on the Joint Distribution Committee's (JDC) relationship with the two Societies for the Protection of the Health of the Jewish People ... More


Patterning a New Life: American Jewish Literature in 1929

Gabriella Safran

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines American Jewish literature produced in 1929, with particular emphasis on Michael Gold's “proletarian novel” Jews without Money, Charles Reznikoff's By the Waters of Manhattan, ... More


Desire, Destiny, and Death: Fantasy and Reality in Soviet Yiddish Literature around 1929

Mikhail Krutikov

in 1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720202
eISBN:
9781479878253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.003.0015
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the convergence of fantasy and reality in Yiddish literature produced in the Soviet Union around 1929. It first considers a series of high-profile ideological campaigns in the ... More


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