Download PDF by Matthew B. Hoffman,Henry F. Srebrnik: A Vanished Ideology: Essays on the Jewish Communist Movement

By Matthew B. Hoffman,Henry F. Srebrnik

First complete exam of the increase and decline of the Jewish communist circulate within the English-speaking world.While a couple of books and articles were written approximately Jewish Communist companies and their supporters specifically international locations, a tutorial remedy of the general move in line with se has but to be released. A Vanished Ideology examines the politics of the Jewish Communist move in Australia, Canada, nice Britain, South Africa, and the USA. notwithstanding formally a part of the bigger international Communist circulation, it built its personal particular ideology, which used to be infused as a lot by means of Jewish assets because it used to be encouraged by way of the Bolshevik revolution. The Yiddish language teams, particularly, have been interconnected via overseas events resembling the area Jewish Cultural Union. Jewish Communists have been capable of speak, disseminate details, and debate concerns equivalent to Jewish nationality and statehood independently of alternative Communists, and Jewish Communism remained an important strength in Jewish existence until eventually the mid-1950s.

Matthew B. Hoffman is affiliate Professor of Judaic experiences and background at Franklin and Marshall university and the writer of From insurgent to Rabbi: Reclaiming Jesus and the Making of recent Jewish Culture.

Henry F. Srebrnik is Professor of Political technology on the college of Prince Edward Island and the writer of Dreams of Nationhood: American Jewish Communists and the Soviet Birobidzhan venture, 1924–1951.

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