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Yiddish language & culture then & now [electronic resource] / Leonard Jay Greenspoon, editor.
INITIAL_TITLE_SRCH:
Yiddish language & culture then & now [electronic resource] / Leonard Jay Greenspoon, editor.
Other Title:
Yiddish language and culture then and now
Publication Date:
1998
ISBN:
9780585125572
Series:
Studies in Jewish civilization, 1070-8510 ; 9
Volume:
9.
General Note:
"Proceedings of the ninth annual Symposium of the Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Chair in Jewish Civilization, October 27 and 28, 1996.

"Center for the Study of Religion and Society."
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
Yiddish in the twentieth century : a literature of anger and homecoming / David G. Roskies -- Language, art and identity : Yiddish in art from Chagall to Shalom of Safed / Ori Z. Soltes -- Organizing Yiddish-speaking workers in pre-World War I Galicia : the Jewish Social Democratic Party / Rick Kuhn -- On the Jewish street : Yiddish culture and urban landscape in interwar Vilna / Cecile E. Kuznitz -- Equation of GOSET : history of Yiddish theater in the USSR / Vassili Schedrin -- Radical politics, radical art : the case of the Artef / Edna Nahshon -- The Yiddish theater in Omaha, 1919-1969 / Oliver Pollak and Leo Greenbaum -- Yiddish "then and now" creativity in contemporary Hasidic Yiddish / Miriam Isaacs -- Longings and belongings : Yiddish identity and consumer culture / Marilyn Halter -- The metamorphosis of the matriarchs in modern Yiddish poetry / Kathryn Hellerstein.

Yiddish literature as secular Jewish scripture : the world of Irving Howe / Theodore Weinberger -- Reflections of Yiddish archetypes in Jewish American literature : fiction by Saul Bellow and Bernard Malamud / S. Lillian Kremer -- A theology of Yiddish prayer : Yiddish as a creative Lashon HaQodesh (holy language) / Richard A. Freund -- Bringing home the gospel : Yiddish Bibles, Bible societies, and the Jews / Leonard J. Greenspoon -- Food in Yiddish and Slavic folk culture : a comparative/contrastive view / Halina Rothstein and Robert A. Rothstein.
Content Type:
text
Carrier Type:
online resource
Language:
English