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The Shtetl book

an introduction to East European Jewish life and lore

by Diane K. Roskies

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Published by Ktav in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jews -- Europe, Eastern -- Social life and customs.,
  • Europe, Eastern -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Diane K. Roskies and David G. Roskies.
    ContributionsRoskies, David G., 1948-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 327 p. [4] leaves of maps :
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15133338M
    ISBN 100870684566

    A Collection of Yiddish tales depicting Jewish life in the shtetls in Eastern Europe. Depicting Jewish life in the shtetl from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, this collection of tales traces a literary . "In this pioneering book, Natan M. Meir illuminates the lives of those on the margins of an already marginalized people—the Jews of Eastern Europe. Drawing on a remarkable range of sources, he revolutionizes our understanding of the shtetl .

    The Shtetl. [Joachim Neugroschel;] -- This definitive literary anthology depicts life in the shtetl (the Yiddish word for "small town") from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search # Perigee Books. The Death of the Shtetl Yehuda Bauer, Author. Yale Univ. $35 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book Eminent Holocaust.

    This book is about the Baltimore shtetl. Some readers might be intrigued by this terminology; others might object. Baltimore is a big city in America, they will say, not a village in Eastern Europe. Do real shtetls even exist anymore? So let me explain why I decided to call my book My Shtetl . "The Golden Age Shtetl is a fascinating and informative book and Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern has made it thoroughly readable, while still maintaining its academic veracity, by selecting some wonderful .


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Non-fiction about the history of the Polish people and the Jewish people in a small town (a shtetl) in Bransk, Poland. The history helps illuminate the relationship between the two groups during WWII.

It reads like a text book /5. In Shtetl (Yiddish for "small town"), critically-acclaimed author Eva Hoffman brings the lost world of Eastern European Jews back to vivid life, depicting its complex institutions and vibrant culture, its /5(18).

The Shtetl book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Dating from the sixteenth century, there were hundreds of shtetls--Jewish settl /5.

Short novels by Aleichem, Aksenfeld, and Moykher-Sforim, stories by Peretz, Rabbi Nahkman, and Der Nister, religious writings, and Hassidic yarns depict Jewish life in the shtetl from the Middle Ages to /5. In this book, Yehuda Bauer, an internationally acclaimed Holocaust historian, describes the destruction of small Jewish townships, the shtetls, in what was the eastern part of Poland by the Nazis in /5.

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As such it. The children's book Something from Nothing, written and illustrated by Phoebe Gilman, is an adaptation of a traditional Jewish folk tale set in a fictional shtetl. In the Frontline programme. Hoffman, author of the much-admired memoir Lost in Translation (), here returns to her dual roots, Jewish and Polish--and her history of the intertwined fates of the two peoples shows that they can.

A Jewish shtetl in eastern Europe in The towering chronicler of shtetl life in its heyday was, of course, Sholem Aleichem.

But its disintegration has been recorded with humanity and Author: NEVILLE TELLER. 'Shtetl Love Song' is a beautifully told family saga focusing on the author's grandmother and mother.

In it he peels back the surface of the Lithuanian shtetl, painting with delicate colours the shop owners, the /5. The Death of the Shtetl is an unusual study of a central aspect of the death of a Jewish nation in Eastern Europe, early annihilated, little documented and little known.

The book contains a. Shtetl opened my eyes to the history, both good and bad, of the Polish Shtetl, where Jews lived and interacted with the larger Polish society around them. Stories from to were both sad and fascinating, as the people of the shtetl was forcibly removed or killed.

This well-researched book /5(15). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shtetl book. New York: Ktav Pub. House, (OCoLC) Material Type: Juvenile audience: Document Type.

JMRC Contact Details. POB Jerusalem, Israel Fax: [email protected] (New York Times Book Review) "These stories constitute a lively-and sometimes tragic-history of a vanished civilization." (Chicago Tribune) This marvelous collection of Yiddish classics, some never before translated into English, offers the full and wonderfully vivid panoply of shtetl Pages:   Read new romance book reviews, posts from your favorite authors, samples, exciting digital first publications and e-book specials.

For decades, the tiny Jewish shtetl of Kreskol existed. While the shtetl began to decline during the course of the nineteenth century, it was the Holocaust which finally destroyed it. During the last thirty years the shtetl has attracted a growing Brand: NYU Press.