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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 e-book Award, Anthologies and Collections
The 12 months 1929 represents a huge turning aspect in interwar Jewish society, proving to be a yr whilst Jews, despite the place they lived, observed themselves tormented by advancements that happened round the global, because the crises persevered by means of different Jews turned a part of the transnational Jewish recognition. within the usa, the inventory marketplace crash introduced lasting financial, social, and ideological adjustments to the Jewish neighborhood 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 firm and ignited heated discussions between quite a few Jewish political teams concerning the knowledge of building a Jewish country on its historic web site. even as, within the Soviet Union, the consolidation of energy within the fingers of Stalin created a far extra dogmatic weather within the foreign Communist flow, together with its Jewish branches.
Featuring a gleaming array of students of Jewish historical past, 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 international lived in a world context.

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