The Red Divide: The Conflict between Communists and their Opponents in the American Yiddish Press

  title={The Red Divide: The Conflict between Communists and their Opponents in the American Yiddish Press},
  author={Matthew Hoffman},
  journal={American Jewish History},
  pages={1 - 31}
  • M. Hoffman
  • Published 1 March 2010
  • History
  • American Jewish History
Secular Yiddish culture thrived in america since the emergence of a major Yiddish-speaking, Jewish immigrant population in the last decades of the nineteenth century. through the early decades of the twentieth century, the Yiddish cultural scene in the United States flourished, with poets and playwrights, philosophers and publicists, socialists and communists all contributing to a vibrant and predominately secular Yiddish culture. from its beginnings, this Jewish immigrant culture in america… 

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