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A man diving into the new swimming pool at the Maccabi Sports Club, Vilna, 1930s.

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VIDEO: "An old man building his new home in new Judea," Birobidzhan, 1929 (Silent)

Construction of a new home and other scenes in a new Jewish settlement, Birobidzhan, 1929. (Film made by members of an expedition from Brigham Young University.)

ARTICLE: Wise Men of Chelm

town of fools,” often presented ironically as “The Wise Men of . . . ,” between the stories of Khelemer khakhomim (Yiddish for “wise men of Chelm”) and those of other cultures, particularly those found

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maskilim: intellectuals wasting their time with bicycle riding and other sports, men playing pool and chess on Yom Kippur, a scale of morality tipped heavily in favor of sin, and a boisterous party involving drink and inappropriate intimacy between men and women: “What?

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VIDEO: "The youth of Biro-Bidjan training to defend their country," Birobidzhan, 1929 (Silent)

Men marching as another man shovels in foreground, in a new Jewish settlement, Birobidzhan, 1929. (Film made by members of an expedition from Brigham Young University.)

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VIDEO: Cornerstone-laying ceremony at the site of YIVO's new building on Wiwulski Street, Vilna, Poland, 1929 (Silent)

Cornerstone-laying ceremony at the site of YIVO's new building on Wiwulski Street, Wilno, Poland (now Others in the crowd include: Zalmen Reyzen (man with cigarette coming toward camera) and Zelig

ARTICLE: Sabbath

the women would be lying in the shallow Beresina, cooling off, and the men swimming about in the deep Swisla. New York, 1975); Abraham Ezra Milgram, ed., Sabbath: The Day of Delight (Philadelphia,

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VIDEO: Dovid Bergelson, New York, 1930s

Soviet Yiddish writer Dovid Bergelson on a visit to New York at a party in the Shalom Aleichem Houses in the Bronx, with other Jewish intellectuals, including Isaac Raboy, Menachem Boraisho, Yohanan

DOCUMENT: Letter from Simon Dubnow to the Peretz Yiddish Writers' Union in New York, 1931

From Simon Dubnow in Berlin to the Peretz Yiddish Writers' Union in New York, 3 January 1931, asking them to serve, in exchange for 10 percent of his royalties, as his agent in his dealings with the

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VIDEO: Young men, Kolbuszowa, Poland, 1930 (Silent)

Young men posing with cigarettes and a newspaper, Kolbuszowa (Kolbishev), a town in southeastern Poland, 1930. (Film commissioned by the town's landsmanshaft organizations in America: The Kolbuszower

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Studio portrait of an unidentified man holding a card that reads, “Happy New Year,” Vilna, 1909; this photograph was used as a postcard, and was mailed to another Vilna resident as a Rosh Hashanah

ARTICLE: Hajós, Alfréd

Island in Budapest, is the indoor swimming pool that bears his name. included sport facilities, halls, stadiums, and swimming pools. the first in the world, as swimming had not been part of the

ARTICLE: Terezín

center; a sports area with a playground for soccer, volleyball, and basketball; a riverside swimming pool; a children’s playground with swings and a merry-go-round; and a spruced-up cemetery with a

ARTICLE: Poznań

The building was turned into a swimming pool in 1942–1943, and continues to function as such to this A census taken by the new authorities recorded 2,355 Jews—about 20 percent of the town’s

ARTICLE: Chagall, Marc

In 1918, Chagall was appointed by the new Bolshevik Commissar of Enlightenment Anatolii Lunacharsky as “ from Paris to Berlin for his first one-man show by Herwarth Walden (Georg Lewin; 1878–1942?),

DOCUMENT: Letter from Nathan Birnbaum to "Mr. Cohen," 1908

Wiesenfeld, who was raised in New York but has spent the last two years in Galicia, and whom Birnbaum considers one In the meantime, he recommends that Cohen take under his wing a young man, [Louis?]

ARTICLE: Holocaust: An Overview

and New York, 2000); Jan T. Gross, Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland (Princeton, 2001); Israel Gutman, Ba-‘Alatah uva-ma’avak: Pirke ‘iyun ba-sho’ah uva-hitnagdut ha-yehudit (Tel Aviv, 1985); Ulrich Herbert, ed., National Socialist Extermination Policies: Contemporary German Perspectives and Controversies (New York, 2000); Radu Ioanid, The Holocaust in Romania: The Destruction of Jews and Gypsies under the Antonescu Regime, 1940–1944 (Chicago, 2000); Bogdan Musiał, Deutsche Zivilverwaltung und Judenverfolgung im Generalgouvernement: Eine Fallstudie zum Distrikt Lublin 1939–1944 (Wiesbaden, 1999); Dieter Pohl, Nationalsozialistische Judenverfolgung in Ostgalizien 1941–1944: Organisation und Durchführung eines staatlichen Massenverbrechens (Munich, 1996); Thomas Sandkühler, “Endlösung” in Galizien: Der Judenmord in Ostpolen und die Rettungsinitiativen von Berthold Beitz, 1941–1944 (Bonn, 1996); Nechama Tec, Resilience and Courage: Women, Men, and the Holocaust (New Haven, 2003).

DOCUMENT: Letter from Hersh Dovid Nomberg to Sholem Asch, 1911

that he came back from his recent trip to New York, "rich in impressions and poor in money." on regards from Asch, but Nomberg complains that this man also insisted that he read his "compositions" and

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AUDIO: Yiddish theater song from Poland

From Menorah lp MEN-216, Kum Sitz! A Jewish House Party, New York, n.d.

DOCUMENT: “Dem altns toyt” by Shimen Horontshik, 1930

in Włocławek, Poland, to the Yiddish literary journal Tsukunft in New York. Dem altns toyt” (The Old Man’s Death), 1930. in Włocławek, Poland, to the Yiddish literary journal Tsukunft in New York

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