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By Hasia Diner,Gennady Estraikh

ISBN-10: 081472020X

ISBN-13: 9780814720202

ISBN-10: 0814720218

ISBN-13: 9780814720219

Winner of the 2013 nationwide Jewish publication Award, Anthologies and Collections
The yr 1929 represents a huge turning aspect 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 round the global, because the crises persevered by way of different Jews grew to become a part of the transnational Jewish recognition. within the usa, the inventory marketplace crash introduced lasting financial, social, and ideological alterations to the Jewish neighborhood and restricted its skill to help humanitarian and nationalist initiatives 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 kingdom on its ancient web site. even as, within the Soviet Union, the consolidation of strength within the palms of Stalin created a miles extra dogmatic weather within the overseas Communist flow, together with its Jewish branches.
Featuring a gleaming array of students of Jewish heritage, 1929 surveys the Jewish global in a single yr 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, no matter if American, Soviet, German, Polish, or Palestinian, Jews through the international lived in a world context.

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