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Yiddish Lost and Found: Eavesdropping on the Ancestors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Yiddish learner and novelist Ellen Galford (author of The Dyke and the Dybbuk, The Fires of Bride and other feminist cult classics) takes a short, sharp look at the fragmentary, battered but tenacious Yiddish that survived three generations of her family’s journey from the Russian Pale of Settlement to the fleshpots of the Bronx and the wilds of New Jersey.
Ich Bin Ein Jude: Travels through Europe on the Edge of Savagery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,840. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
In a proud affirmation, “Ich bin ein Jude” – I am a Jew -- journalist and poet Herb Brin retraces the train routes over which boxcars transported millions of Jews to their bitter fate during the Holocaust. Boarding in Istanbul in 1978, Herb travels through Greece, Yugoslavia, and Austria, then onward to Poland, where he visits the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Majdanek.
Marilyn Manson Banned from the United Kingdom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
Warning: I wrote this letter to dozens of Jewish groups over a three week time period. I gave them my address, email, and phone number, which I never give out. Two people got back to me. The rabbi’s letter said it all. His response summed up the danger in the Jewish community with one line that read, “We are not equipped for this.”