A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and C)

A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and C)


This amazing memoir by means of Menachem Mendel Frieden illuminates Jewish adventure in all 3 of the main major facilities of Jewish lifestyles in the course of the overdue 19th and early 20th centuries. It chronicles Frieden's early years in japanese Europe, his next migration to the us, and, ultimately, his payment in Palestine in 1921. The memoir seems the following translated from its unique Hebrew, edited and annotated via Frieden's grandson, the historian Lee Shai Weissbach.

Frieden's tale offers a window onto Jewish lifestyles in an period that observed the encroachment of contemporary rules right into a conventional society, nice streams of migration, and the undertaking of Jewish kingdom construction in Palestine. The memoir follows Frieden's pupil lifestyles within the yeshivas of jap Europe, the practices of peddlers within the American South, and the complexities of British coverage in Palestine among the 2 global Wars. This first-hand account calls cognizance to a few usually overlooked features of the trendy Jewish adventure and gives worthy perception into the heritage of the time.

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