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Mordechai Zalkin

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2021-03-24

VilnaIntroductionThe Jewish community in Vilna began in the middle of the 16th century, when the Polish king, Zygmunt August, allowed the Jews to sett...


Scott Ury

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Warsaw Introduction Home to the largest concentration of Jews on the European continent for most of the 19th and the first half of the 20th ce...

Weinreich, Max

Kalman Weiser

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-05-24

Max WeinreichIntroductionNo figure surpasses Max Weinreich for the depth, breadth, and importance of his contributions to the field of Yiddish studies...

Wissenschaft des Judentums

Amos Bitzan

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Wissenschaft des JudentumsIntroductionScholars once translated Wissenschaft des Judentums as “Science of Judaism.” Because of the gap between the 19th...

Women and Gender Relations

Judith R. Baskin

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Women and Gender RelationsIntroductionThe recognition that gender plays an overwhelming role in shaping an individual’s socialization, educational and...

World War II Literature, Jewish American

Leah Garrett

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Jewish American World War II LiteratureIntroductionJewish Americans were central creators of American World War II literature. For instance, nearly al...

Yankev Glatshteyn/Jacob Glatstein

Saul Noam Zaritt

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

Yankev Glatshteyn/Jacob GlatsteinIntroductionJacob Glatstein (b. 1896–d. 1971; also known as Yankev Glatshteyn or Gladstone) was born in Lublin, Polan...

Yemen, The Jews of

Bat-Zion Eraqi Klorman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

The Jews of YemenIntroductionA vibrant Jewish community lived in Yemen until the mid-20th century, when almost all the inhabitants emigrated from Yeme...


Naomi Seidman, Shaina Hammerman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Yiddish Introduction Yiddish is a thousand-year-old Jewish language, with origins, according to a broad scholarly consensus, in the German Rhi...

Yiddish Avant-garde Theater

Diego Rotman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2022-03-23

Yiddish Avant-Garde TheaterIntroductionInspired by contemporaneous modernist artistic and literary movements, groups of Jewish writers and artists coa...

Yiddish Linguistics

Isaac L. Bleaman

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Yiddish LinguisticsIntroductionLinguistic studies of Yiddish span several centuries and incorporate a wide range of research questions and methodologi...

Yiddish Literature since 1800

Yael Chaver

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2016-08-30

Yiddish Literature Since 1800IntroductionModern Yiddish literature began to be printed in eastern Europe in the early 19th century. Some of the earlie...

Yiddish Theater

Joel Berkowitz

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-10-26

Yiddish Theater Introduction Yiddish theater is a global, multidimensional phenomenon that has been central to the cultural experience and ach...


Tsvi Sadan

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Zamenhof Introduction L. L. Zamenhof (b. 1859–d. 1917) may be best known to both scholars specializing in (and laypeople interested in) Jewish...

Ze’ev Jabotinsky

Svetlana Natkovich

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Ze’ev JabotinskyIntroductionVladimir (Ze’ev) Jabotinsky (b. 1880, Odessa–d. 1940, Hunter, NY) is one of the most influential, enigmatic, and controver...

Zionism from Its Inception to 1948

Derek Penslar, Alexander Kaye

Subject: Jewish Studies »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Zionism From its Inception to 1948IntroductionZionism is a variety of Jewish nationalism. It claims that Jews constitute a nation whose survival, both...

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