Modern Yiddish Culture: The Story of the Yiddish Language Movement by Emanuel GoldsmithModern Yiddish Culture: The Story of the Yiddish Language Movement by Emanuel Goldsmith

Modern Yiddish Culture: The Story of the Yiddish Language Movement

byEmanuel GoldsmithForeword byRobert M. Seltzer

Paperback | January 1, 1997

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The phenomenal rise of Yiddish language and culture is one of the most interesting and colorful sagas of modern Jewish history. In this significant book, Dr. Goldsmith relates the growth of Yiddish to the explosion of Jewish literature, the surge of Zionism, and the popularity of Socialism that impacted upon the Jews of Europe, America, and Israel.

Including a study of the major personalities associated with the first Yiddish Language Conference (1908,) this is the first comprehensive work to explore a movement that affected the lives of millions of Jews before the Holocaust and continues to influence Jewish life throughout the world.

Emanuel S. Goldsmith is Professor of Yiddish and Jewish Studies at Queens College, City University of New York, and Rabbi of Congregation M'vakshe Derekh in Scarsdale, New York. He is the editor of the two-volume anthology Yiddish Literature in America, 1870-2000. With Mel Scult, he edited Dynamic Judaism: The Essential Writings of Mor...
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Title:Modern Yiddish Culture: The Story of the Yiddish Language MovementFormat:PaperbackDimensions:321 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.01 inPublished:January 1, 1997Publisher:Fordham University Press

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ISBN - 10:0823216950

ISBN - 13:9780823216956

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Of great value. I recommend it to everyone interested in Yiddish and Jewish culture.