Chestnuts of Yesteryear: A Jewish Odyssey

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9789652293183: Chestnuts of Yesteryear: A Jewish Odyssey
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A unique saga of the Jewish People in modern times, spanning history, countries, and the spectrum of human emotion. Occasionally one comes across a book, whose impact is unexpected and inspirational. This moving and compelling saga confronts the problems that preoccupied the Jewish People of Europe on the threshold of modern times, recounting one family's fascinating story, told through the eyes of a young boy. With a backdrop of the great changes that shaped the face of the world in the first half of the 20th Century, the events, dates and names of localities and personages are fully authentic, forming an impressive work of literature.

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Zvi Ankori, historian, author, educator, and graduate of Hebrew University, Jerusalem, and of Columbia University, New York, was Director of the Center for Israel and Jewish Studies at Columbia University, and held Chairs of Jewish History at Columbia.

In this unique book, Professor Ankori returns to his first love, literature.

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