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Author Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916.

Title Why do the Jews need a land of their own? / Sholom-Aleichem ; translated from the Yiddish and Hebrew by Joseph Leftwich and Mordecai S. Chertoff.

Imprint New York : Cornwall Books, c1984.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    296 A    Available
Description 242 pages ; 24 cm.
Note Translation of: Oyf ṿos badarfn Yidn a land.
"A Herzl Press publication."
Contents Foreword / Abraham Lis -- Sholom Aleichem the Zionist -- The Western Wall -- Selig Mechanic -- The Jewish Congress in Basel -- Why do the Jews need a land of their own? -- Messianic times: a Zionist novel -- To our sisters in Zion -- The red little Jews -- Lunatics -- Homesick -- Doctors in consultation -- Dr. Theodor Herzl -- Ugandaade -- Impressions from a Zionist Congress -- The first Jewish republic -- From Menachem Mendel's letters to his wife Sheine Sheindel.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916 -- Translations into English.
Zionism -- Literary collections.
Yiddish literature -- Translations into English.
Added Title Oyf ṿos badarfin Yidn a land. English.
ISBN 0845347748

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