The Generation That Lost Its Fear

 
9781934730959: The Generation That Lost Its Fear

Moishe Katz (1885-1960) was a leftwing journalist for Yiddish newspapers in Russia and the U.S., most notably, the Morgn Freiheit. Early in the 20th century, as the Tsarist regime in Russia sought to stifle revolutionary and reform movements through repression and pogroms, Katz helped to organize armed Jewish self-defense and workers' committees in several cities. The Generation That Lost Its Fear recounts those days in hindsight from the 1950s, when Katz and his comrades again faced repression, this time in the U.S. during McCarthyism. The book offers a vivid narrative of an era when young Jews took real risks to fight tyranny in Russia and bring economic justice and an end to Jewish persecution. It is a story with tremendous relevance for our own era of repressive regimes, fundamentalist attacks on human rights, and popular uprisings that are demanding systemic change.

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Moishe Katz; Lyber Katz
Published by Blue Thread (2012)
ISBN 10: 1934730955 ISBN 13: 9781934730959
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