A Language Silenced: The Suppression of Hebrew Literature and Culture in the Soviet Union
Examines the question of the legal status of Hebrew language and culture in the Soviet Union. While the Hebrew tongue was never officially prohibited, the history of the Jewish community within the Soviet and has been a story of conflict, not cooperation.
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Legal Aspects Life in a Gray Area
Ideological Aspects Unholy Excommunication
The Yevsektsia and the Regime Between the Hammer and the Anvil
The Pain of Yearning
Eight Years of Habimah under the Soviet Regime
The Anguish of Dual Loyalty
Barren Sheaves and Desert Oases
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Page 20 - Citizens, Jews! The Jewish people in Russia now face an event which has no parallel in Jewish history for two thousand years. Not only has the Jew as an individual, as a citizen, acquired equality of rights - which has also happened in other countries - but the Jewish nation looks forward to the possibility of securing national rights.