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G
o o dm a n
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h e
J
ew s
in
R
u ss ia
P
a s t e r n a k
, B
or is
.
I Remember: Sketch for an Autobiography. N. Y., Pantheon,
1959; Meridian, 1960. 192 p.
Incidents from the Russian author’s early life.
S
c h n e e r so h n
, J
o se ph
I. Lubavitcher Rabbi’s Memoirs. Brooklyn, N. Y., Ozar
Hasidim, 1949, 1960. 2 vols.
The autobiography of the late leader of Habad Hasidism.
S
chw a r z
, L
eo
W., ed. Memoirs of My People Through a Thousand Years.
Phila., Jewish Publication Society; N. Y., Holt, Rinehart & Winston,
1943. 597 p.
Includes the following self-portraits: “Wedded to the Muse," by
Mendele Mocher Seforim, pp. 208-220; “How I Wrote My Songs," by
Eliakum Zunser, pp. 221-233; “Love Found a Way,” by Ezekiel Kotick,
pp. 233-243; “Life of a Humorist,” by Sholem Aleichem, pp. 243-248;
“Memories of Childhood,” by Ahad Ha’am, pp. 248-254; “Before Thirty,”
by H. N. Bialik; “Childhood in Lithuania,” by R. H. Berg, pp. 269-280;
“The Death and Birth of an Artist,” by Boris Schatz, pp. 420-430; “In
the Wake of the Russian Revolution,” by Jacob Mase, pp. 523-529.
Paperbound reprint by Schocken Books contains the first 280 pages of the
original edition.
S
h im o f f
, E
p h r a im
.
Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Spektor: Life and Letters. Jerusa-
lem, Sura; N. Y., Yeshiva University, 1959. 154 p. English. 160 p. Hebrew.
Biography of the rabbi of Kovno who exerted much influence on
Russian Jewry.
S
im o n
, S
o l o m o n
.
My Jewish Roots: A Personal Record. Phila., Jewish Pub-
lication Society, 1956. 274 p.
Recollections of a happy childhood in a Russian Jewish environment.
LITERATURE
B
lattberg
, W
o l f
.
The Story of the Hebrew and Yiddish Writers in the
Soviet Union. N. Y., World Jewish Congress, 1953. 24 p.
B
r a h a m
, R
a n d o l ph
L. Jews in the Communist World: A Bibliography: 1945-
1960. N. Y., Twayne, 1961. 64 p.
The first part includes a general and a country-by-country listing of
English books and articles which “views the position of the Jews in the
communist world with a critical eye” and the second lists the references
“justifying or ‘explaining’ the position and treatment of the Jews.”
B
r a h a m
, R
a n d o l ph
L., and
H
av er
, M
ordeca i
M .
Jews in the Communist
World: A Bibliography: 1945-1962. N. Y., Pro Arte, 1963. 125 p.
A bibliography of non-English sources.
* D
u b n o w
-E
h r l ic h
,
S., “Jewish Literature in Russian,” in The Jewish People:
Past and Present. N. Y., Jewish Encyclopedic Handbooks, Central Yiddish
Culture Organization, 1952, vol. I l l , pp. 257-267.
Deals with the pioneers of the Enlightenment movement, the period
of national renaissance and writers on Jewish themes in the Soviet Union.
E
s h
, S
h a u l
,
ed. Jewish Literature in the Soviet Union During and Following
the Holocaust Period. Jerusalem, Yad Washem, 1960. 72 p.
Includes “Yiddish Publications in the USSR,” by Ch. Szmeruk, and
“Bibliography of Yiddish Publications in the USSR 1941-1948,” by Avra-
ham Ben-Yosef. Reprinted from Yad Washem Studies on the European
Catastrophe and Resistance IV.