4 edition of Shtetl Book found in the catalog.
Diane K. Roskies
by Ktav Pub Inc
Written in English
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Once, most of world Jewry was divided along The Gefilte Fish Line: cold and calculated Litvaks to the north, warm-blooded mystics to the south. Once, the majority of Jews lived in medieval market towns, surrounded by rivers, lakes, and forests. They wer. Whether idealized or denigrated, evaluated as the site of memory or mined for historical data, scrutinized as a socio-economic phenomenon or explored as the mythopoetics of a rich literature, the shtetl was the heart of Eastern European by: 5.
Buy a cheap copy of Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet's South book. Forget the jokes about late '70s South Beach being the Yiddish-speaking section of God's Waiting Room; yes, upward of 20, elderly Jews made up nearly half of Free shipping over $ For decades, the tiny Jewish shtetl of Kreskol existed in happy isolation, virtually untouched and unchanged. But when a marriage dispute spins out of control, the whole town comes crashing into the 21st century. Pesha Lindauer suddenly disappears. A day later, her husband goes after her, setting off a panic among the town elders. They send a woefully unprepared outcast named .
The shtetl was a unique micro-society with its own customs, beliefs and rituals, its own social distinctions, organisation and civic structures. It was also a long and fascinating experiment in multiculturalism, cut short by the Holocaust. Before World War II, Bransk, in eastern Poland, was a shtetl whose population was equally divided between. WELCOME TO FRIENDLY!!! What are you looking for Book "The Shtetl"?Click "Read Now PDF" / "Download", Get it for FREE, Register % Easily. You can read all your books for as long as a month for FREE and will get the latest Books Notifications.
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Her book deepened my knowledge of Poland's history. I'm not even sure where to begin. The vibrancy of Shtetl life, conflicts, struggles for survival and the concept of the Other were very enlightening. I was struck by her observation that during the Holocaust it took several Poles to save a Jewish life, but only one to cause the deaths of many/5(16).
This is compendium of many writers' memories, scholarship and reflections on life in Jewish settlements in middle Europe, including fascinating information on the origins of Yiddish, Hassidism and daily life.
Anybody with roots in this life or Cited by: 4. 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, but it is very informative and interesting. flag 2 likes /5. The Shtetl Book is their story, told through memoirs, legends, sayings, songs, games, maps, photos, facts and figures.
This wonderful mishmash is now back in print, to delight a new generation of readers.5/5(3). "The shtetl comes to life in all its complexity, vitality, and beauty in Petrovsky-Shtern's new book. Like an archaeologist who uncovers and brings to light one layer after another of a long-gone civilization, he draws on previously untapped archival sources to reconstruct a crucial part of Jewish history." --Serhii Plokhy, Harvard UniversityCited by: 7.
The book is organized into three parts: Shtetl Book book Unpacking; and Making Home. In each part of the book, there are numerous narrations. Some of the interviewees’ narrations span all three parts of the book, while others are in only one or two. There is some overlap of themes among the three parts, as the narratives are not necessarily linear.
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The Shtetl Finder is a book by Chester G. Cohen, published in Its full title is "Shtetl Finder Gazetteer: Jewish. Shtetl in the Sun: Andy Sweet's South Beach – [Sokol, Brett, Sweet, Andy, Groff, Lauren] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
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The Lost Shtetl poses these questions as a meditation on assimilation, colonization, and community. Focusing on a few characters and told in a first-person plural voice, the book is a triumph of imagination that engages in narratives of hope, tr What if a small Jewish community in Eastern Europe was passed over by the Nazis and the following 4/5.
The shtetl was home to two-thirds of East Europe's Jews in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, yet it has long been one of the most neglected and misunderstood chapters of the Jewish experience. This book provides the first grassroots social, economic, and cultural history of the shtetl.
Challenging popular misconceptions of/5. '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 beggars, the tailor and the young revolutionary/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 beliefs, social distinctions, and customs.
Through the small town of Braƒsk, she looks at the fascinating experiments in multicultural coexistence—still relevant to us to/5.
Shtetl Routes is a member of the European Routes of Jewish Heritage (Cultural Route of the Council of Europe) Project was co-financed by the European Union under the European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument.
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 broadened my understanding of the effect of Reviews: 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 indeed be complementary, not oppositional.
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Book Description. There is no possibility of entering the world of Yiddish, its literature and culture, without understanding what the shtetl was, how it functioned, and what tensions charged its existence.
Whether idealized or denigrated, evaluated as the site of memory or mined for historical data, scrutinized as a socio-economic phenomenon. Fiction: The Shtetl in the Mountain Forest As one would expect, these early experiences formed the backbone of nearly all of his plus books.
What comes as a Author: Sam Sacks. The shtetl was home to two-thirds of East Europe’s Jews in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, yet it has long been one of the most neglected and misunderstood chapters of the Jewish experience. This book provides the first grassroots social, economic, and cultural history of the shtetl."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 by shedding light on the beggars, orphans, and others who dwelled in its shadows.".A remarkable debut novel—written with the fearless imagination of Michael Chabon and the piercing humor of Gary Shteyngart—about a small Jewish village in the Polish forest that is so secluded no one knows it exists until now.
What if there was a town that history missed?