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Jewish RadicalsA Documentary History$
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Tony Michels

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780814757437

Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016

DOI: 10.18574/nyu/9780814757437.001.0001

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“Strong, Firm, and Correct Propaganda” (1886)

“Strong, Firm, and Correct Propaganda” (1886)

(p.83) 6 “Strong, Firm, and Correct Propaganda” (1886)
Jewish Radicals

Di Nyu-Yorker Yidishe Folkstsaytung

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This chapter describes a program for the debut issue of a radical Yiddish weekly, Di nyu-yorker yidishe folkstsaytung. Espousing socialism and proto-Jewish nationalism, the program aims to address the labor question and improve labor conditions for Jews; provide “[s]trong, firm, and correct propaganda” aimed at instilling ideals of equality, freedom, and brotherhood to the populace; discuss the situation of Jewish workers in the world generally and in America particularly; address the Jewish Question in connection with the evolution of the civilizations among various peoples; foster the general development of culture and civilization; recount the major milestones in Jewish history; provide interesting, original stories and translations from the latest writers; and explore the political situation among various peoples.

Keywords:   radical Yiddish newspaper, propaganda, socialism, labor question, labor conditions, Yiddish journalism

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