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 yr 1929 represents a massive turning aspect in interwar Jewish society, proving to be a 12 months while Jews, despite the place they lived, observed themselves laid low with advancements that came about round the international, because the crises persisted by way of different Jews turned a part of the transnational Jewish recognition. within the usa, the inventory marketplace crash introduced lasting financial, social, and ideological alterations to the Jewish group and restricted its skill to help humanitarian and nationalist tasks 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 quite a few Jewish political teams in regards to the knowledge of building a Jewish country on its ancient website. while, within the Soviet Union, the consolidation of energy within the fingers of Stalin created a miles extra dogmatic weather within the foreign Communist move, together with its Jewish branches.
Featuring a glowing array of students of Jewish heritage, 1929 surveys the Jewish global in a single 12 months providing 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 in the course of the international lived in an international context.

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