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  • Ostjüdische Geschichten aus dem alten Litauen (German, Hardback) Dovid Katz

    Die Ostjüdischen Geschichten aus dem alten Litauen entführen den Leser in eine faszinierende und geheimnisvolle Welt. Sie finden Kabbalisten, die sich weltabgeschieden dem Studium des esoterischen Wissens verschrieben haben; treffen auf skurril anmutende Gestalten, die mithilfe des Talmuds Erklärungen für verworrene Situationen und nach Auswegen aus diesen suchen; und entdecken dabei ein...

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  • Words on Fire
    Words on Fire (English, Paperback) Dovid Katz

    From its ancient roots in Hebrew and Aramaic, through its rise as the common language of Jews in medieval Europe to its blossoming as sophisticated modern literature, the story of Yiddish mirrors the history, tenacity and humour of the Jewish People. This work presents the history of the Yiddish language, its culture and its literature.

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  • Mystic Chords
    Mystic Chords (English, Hardback) Dovid Katz, D Katz

    Eight stories of the Jewish past, set against the background of history ranging from Halberstadt, Prussia to Moscow, Russia.

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  • The City in the Moonlight
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  • Proletpen
    Proletpen (English, Hardback) Dana Craft

    This anthology translates little-known Yiddish poetry by American Yiddish proletarian writers who identified with the American Left from the 1920s to the early 1950s. Dovid Katz explains how a McCarthy-era "American Yiddish Political Correctness" wrote these leftist poets out of the canon. Amelia Glaser and David Weintraub correct this erasure.

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  • Words on Fire
    Words on Fire (English, Hardback) Dovid Katz

    From one of the world's foremost scholars of Yiddish comes a sweeping historyof the language, its culture, and its literature--with a provocative argumentabout its future as a living language.

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  • Lithuanian Jewish Culture
    Lithuanian Jewish Culture (English, Hardback) Dovid Katz

    A study of the various cultures of the Litvaks, the Jews of Lithuania. It traces the culture of the Litvaks from the prehistory of ancient Israel through to Babylonia and Europe, the first manifestations of Lithuanian Jewish culture.

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