New PDF release: A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem

By Lee Shai Weissbach

ISBN-10: 0804783632

ISBN-13: 9780804783637

This impressive memoir through Menachem Mendel Frieden illuminates Jewish event in all 3 of the main major facilities of Jewish lifestyles throughout the past due 19th and early 20th centuries. It chronicles Frieden's early years in jap Europe, his next migration to the us, and, eventually, his cost in Palestine in 1921. The memoir seems the following translated from its unique Hebrew, edited and annotated by way of Frieden's grandson, the historian Lee Shai Weissbach.
Frieden's tale presents a window onto Jewish existence in an period that observed the encroachment of contemporary principles right into a conventional society, nice streams of migration, and the undertaking of Jewish country development in Palestine. The memoir follows Frieden's pupil lifestyles within the yeshivas of japanese Europe, the practices of peddlers within the American South, and the complexities of British coverage in Palestine among the 2 international Wars. This first-hand account calls awareness to a couple usually missed elements of the trendy Jewish event and offers necessary perception into the heritage of the time.

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