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LMOST all Jewish communities the world over were re­
presented in this year’s Yiddish literary production. A
growth of the Israeli literary group, and an increase in Yiddish
publishing activities in Israel, were a noticeable trend.
Belles lettres, memoirs and works depicting the period of the
catastrophe (1939-45) were in the foreground. The novels were
not numerous, but their contribution to Yiddish literature was
of lasting value, especially those which depicted the traditional
Jewish life in the Old Country. Some story tellers felt impelled
to record the “vanished world” of the past to the minutest detail,
and a few relatively young writers on the Latin American con­
tinent tried their hand at depicting Jewish immigrant life in
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AME R I CAN Y I DD I SH BOOKS
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