Dark Times, Dire Decisions

Dark Times, Dire Decisions : Jews and Communism

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The newest volume of the annual Studies in Contemporary Jewry series features essays on the varied and often controversial ways Communism and Jewish history interacted during the 20th century. The volume's contents examine the relationship between Jews and the Communist movement in Poland, Russia, America, Britain, France, the Islamic world, and Germany.
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  • Electronic book text | 410 pages
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New ed.
  • 142372223X
  • 9781423722236

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."..fascinating collection of essays."--The Spectator"[Studies in Contemporary Jewry] has quickly established itself as one of the most important yearly publications in the world of Jewish scholarship." --American Jewish Archives"A welcome addition to the literature on contemporary Jewry. The series serves the needs of the intelligent layman as well as the scholar and The Hebrew University's Institute of Contemporary Jewry, which sponsors the project, can be proud of its achievement." --The Jerusalem Post
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About Jonathan Frankel

The Studies in Contemporary Jewry series is edited by Jonathan Frankel, Eli Lederhendler, Peter Y. Medding, and Ezra Mendelsohn, who teach Jewish history, society, and politics at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Jonathan Frankel, the editor of Volume XX, is the Tamara and Saveli Grinberg Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Professor Emeritus at the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at The Hebrew University. He is author of a number of books including The Damascus Affair: "Ritual Murder," Politics and the Jews in 1840. The symposium is co-edited by Dan Diner, Professor of History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and director of the Simon-Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture at the University of Leipzig.
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