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From Shtetl to Colony, 1917–1924

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1921, instability and lack of resources rendered the Soviet state helpless to revitalize Russian Jewry. The Jews of the shtetls had to look for some other patron. The American Jewish Joint ... More


Building a Colonization Movement: Theory to Practice

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Joseph Rosen, the representative of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), faced several hurdles in turning his utilitarian, institutional vision for the partial reconstruction of ... More


Colonization and Diaspora Politics

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The mid-1920s saw Joseph Rosen and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) establish the core of the Jewish colonization project in Soviet Russia, but the entire Jewish community did ... More


Soviet Power and Life in the Colonies, 1925–1929

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The collaboration between foreign philanthropies and the Soviet authorities enabled thousands of Jews to leave the shtetls and settle in the agricultural colonies every winter throughout the second ... More


Collectivization and Its Limits, 1929–1934

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the winter of 1929–1930, the Jewish colonies, together with the rest of rural Russia, bent under the oppressive collectivist policies of the Soviet regime. Joseph Rosen and the American Jewish ... More


Soviet-Jewish Farmers, 1935–1941

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Up to the autumn of 1941, Soviet-Jewish farmers plowed the fields of northern Crimea, not only in practice but also in more abstract forms. Under Joseph Stalin, millions of Soviet citizens as well as ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan L. Dekel-Chen

in Farming the Red Land: Jewish Agricultural Colonization and Local Soviet Power, 1924-1941

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103311
eISBN:
9780300133929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103311.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1924, the young Jewish settlers in the agricultural colonies appeared to be enthusiastic as they felt a new lease on life in “going to the land.” The colonization in Crimea and southern Ukraine ... More


The Revival of French Jewry in Post-Holocaust France: Challenges and Opportunities

David Weinberg

in Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835041
eISBN:
9781479814954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter emphasizes the organizational will that arose from the devastation of France’s religious and lay leadership. By virtue of having survived the Holocaust in France, and being also at the ... More


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