By Henry Felix Srebrnik

the yank Jewish Communist move performed an enormous position within the politics of Jewish groups in towns comparable to Boston, Chicago, l. a., ny, and Philadelphia, in addition to in lots of different facilities, among the Twenties and the Nineteen Fifties. Making vast use of Yiddish-language books, newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets, and different fabrics, desires of Nationhood lines the ideological and fabric aid supplied to the Jewish independent zone of Birobidzhan, positioned within the some distance east of the Soviet Union, by way of American Jewish Communist-led companies, the ICOR and the yankee Birobidzhan Committee. through offering a close ancient exam of the political paintings of those teams, the booklet makes a considerable contribution to our figuring out of twentieth-century Jewish lifestyles within the United States.

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