The Jews of East Central Europe Between the World Wars

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Indiana University Press, Jan 1, 1983 - History - 300 pages
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..". a carefully crafted and important book... a first-class contribution to the literature on modern Europe." -- American Historical Review ..". valuable... the first historical work to attempt a 'synthetic sketch' of the problems indicated in the title." -- Journal of Polish Jewish Studies An illuminating study of the demographic, cultural, and socioeconomic condition of East Central European Jewry, the book focuses on the internal life of Jewish communities in the region and on the relationships between Jews and gentiles in a nationalist environment.

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The book shows with details the situation of Jews between the World War in Poland, Hungary, Romania and other Central East Europe countries. Compares different places of Jews in different countries ... Read full review



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Ezra Mendelsohn is Professor at the Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and Lerner Visiting Professor of Judaic Studies at Duke University. He is the author of four books on modern Jewish history, including On Modern Jewish Politics, and co-editor of Studies in Contemporary Jewry.

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