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Because he This book examines the nature of autobiographical seems never to have learned the dif- injcwbh writing by jews from antiquity to the present, and ference between telling and showing, Setf-hislmnug the ways in which such writings can legitimately his hyped-up prose engenders as be used as sources for Jewish history. What I can tense to being a story and has de- the dump, the rats, ;md the mildew— objecdveiy say is that, in more ways scended into dogmatic flailing— die books were already indecipher- than one, the story he teils in a de- against the early Zionists who fought able by the children, and sometimes ceptively light-bcarted, picaresque for Hebrew over Yiddish as the Jew- even by the surviving spouses, ofthe style makes an instructive contrast to ish national language, against con- original owners.
Can history be "outwitted"? The rich selves from themselves.
For Katz, culture wars between Hebrew and The physical rescue of the books only by resegregating themselves, and Yiddish in pre-state Palestine are laid turned out to be the easy part. Only thus, among fessed historian of Ashkenaz seems were hy far the more daunting tasks. That center and its many pro- up a radically new home for Yiddish, languages. Zaid ment of that past: disused Yiddish Introduction by Doris L. Bergen books, stored away in cellars or "Thi5 is a wonderful book.
Eichhorti's letters thrown into dumpsters awaiting the provide a compelling glimpse into the everyday wrecking ball of urban renewal. His Between the covers of these recollections of cotnbat are poignant and books, the young Lansky realized, powerful and his struggles to provide for his lay one of the great revolutions of soldiers show ihe compassion ofa gentle pastor and the passion ofa proud and cotnmiited Jew, modem times—the cultural enlight- His encounter wiih the Holocaust is ihe raw enment and self-emancipation of material for history.
Since many of author of The World Must Know: The History of the Jews who first owned and read the Holocaust them had voted with their feet, set- "Takes the reader directly into the life and death ting out from their compact, Yid- of war in France, Belgium, and Gennany as well as Modern War Studies dish-speaking conununities to the far into Dachait concentration camp and the fate of pages, 26 illustrations. A great read. Far removed from the insular er, exemplified by its large market Yiddish homesteads of old, Lansky's and strong currency, but also a clear book center is dedicated to celebrat- objective to serve as a counterweight ing secular Yiddish culture, but with to the United States.
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Words on Fire - The Unfinished Story of Yiddish (Electronic book text)
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