Exhibition Examines the Symbol of East European Jewry in German-Jewish Self-Definition

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“East European Jews in the German-
Jewish Imagination From the Ludwig Rosenberger Library of Judaica,” a
new exhibition in the Special Collections Research Center, traces the place
of East European Jewry in the imagination and experience of German Jews from
emancipation in the nineteenth century to the decline of German-Jewish life on
the eve of World War II. The exhibition will be on view through June 22,
2009. (See http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/spcl/curex.html
for location and hours.)




Cover
of
 Joseph Roth
(1894-1939).
The Wandering Jews. Translated by Michael Hofmann.New
York: W.W. Norton, 2001.

 

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