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1929: Mapping the Jewish World

Hasia Diner and Gennady Estraikh


The year 1929 represents a major turning point for interwar Jewish society, proving to be a year when Jews, regardless of where they lived, saw themselves affected by developments that took place around the world, as the crises endured by other Jews became part of the transnational Jewish consciousness. In the United States, the stock market crash brought lasting economic, social, and ideological changes to the Jewish community and limited its ability to support humanitarian and nationalist projects in other countries. In Palestine, the anti-Jewish riots in Hebron and other towns underscored t ... More

Keywords: stock market crash, 1929, Jewish society, Palestine, Jewish community, anti-Jewish riots, Communism, Jews, Yiddish, United States

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780814720202
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9780814720202.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hasia Diner, editor

Gennady Estraikh, editor

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