By Professor Cecile Esther Kuznitz

This e-book is the 1st heritage of YIVO, the unique middle for Yiddish scholarship. based by means of a gaggle of japanese ecu intellectuals after global battle I, YIVO turned either the apex of secular Yiddish tradition and the most desirable establishment of Diaspora Nationalism, which fought for Jewish rights through the global at a time of emerging anti-Semitism. From its headquarters in Vilna, Lithuania, YIVO attempted to stability scholarly objectivity with its dedication to the Jewish lots. utilizing newly recovered files that have been believed destroyed through Hitler and Stalin, Cecile Esther Kuznitz tells for the 1st time the compelling tale of the way those students outfitted a world-renowned establishment regardless of dire poverty and anti-Semitism. She increases new questions about the connection among Jewish cultural and political paintings and analyzes how nationalism arises open air of country energy.

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