By Hasia Diner, Gennady Estraikh
The 12 months 1929 represents a huge turning element in interwar Jewish society, proving to be a 12 months whilst Jews, despite the place they lived, observed themselves tormented by advancements that came about all over the world, because the crises persevered by way of different Jews turned a part of the transnational Jewish recognition. within the usa, the inventory industry crash introduced lasting financial, social, and ideological alterations to the Jewish group and constrained its skill to aid humanitarian and nationalist initiatives 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 variety of Jewish political teams concerning the knowledge of building a Jewish nation on its old website. whilst, within the Soviet Union, the consolidation of strength within the palms of Stalin created a way more dogmatic weather within the foreign Communist flow, together with its Jewish branches. Featuring a gleaming 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 during the global lived in an international context. Hasia Diner is Paul S. and Sylvia Steinberg Professor of yankee Jewish heritage, Skirball division of Hebrew and Judaic reports at big apple college. She is the writer of the award-winning We take into account with Reverence and Love: American Jews and the parable of Silence after the Holocaust, 1945-1962 (NYU Press, 2009). Gennady Estraikh is affiliate Professor of Yiddish stories, Skirball division of Hebrew and Judaic stories at big apple University. In the Goldstein-Goren sequence in American Jewish History
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4. Gary Dean Best, To Free a People: American Jewish Leaders and the Jewish Problem in Eastern Europe, 1890–1014 (Westport, CT: Greenwood, 1982). 5. Herbert Agar, The Saving Remnant: An Account of Jewish Survival (New York: Viking, 1962); Yehuda Bauer, My Brother’s Keeper: A History of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1929–1939 (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society of America, 1974). 6. See Harry S. Linfield, Statistics of Jews: 1931 (New York: American Jewish Committee, 1931), 11–16, for a fuller profile of American Jewry as retrievable by numbers.
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W. Swanwick, 20 February 1928, YIVO Archives, RG348/91/9524. 14. In Reznikoff, Louis Marshall, 775. 15. Ibid. 16. Jewish Agency for Palestine, Constitution of the Jewish Agency for Palestine (London, 1929). The Stalinist “Great Break” in Yiddishland Gennady Estraikh The year 1929 marked the end of a five-year “romantic” period in Soviet Jewish history. This period started around 1924, when the Soviet regime began to deal much more seriously with issues related to Jews, while previously the state and party apparatus responsible for Jewish affairs was involved largely with testing its propaganda function.
1929: Mapping the Jewish World (The Goldstein-Goren Series in American Jewish History) by Hasia Diner, Gennady Estraikh