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Yiddish in the Soviet Union

A history of the Yiddish literary scene of post war Soviet Russia

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Yiddish in the Soviet Union: A history of the Yiddish literary scene of post war Soviet Russia

Tracing the postwar history of Yiddish publishing in the Soviet Union, describing the infamous purge of Yiddish writers in the early 50's and the subsequent revival in the late 50's. Looking particularly at the history of the Journal 'סאוועטיש היימלאנד' (Soviet Homeland) launched in 1961, and ran until 1991, reappearing in 1993 under the title 'די אידישע גאס' (The Jewish Street.)
Soviet Union, Yiddish

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