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THE YIDDISH PRESS:
SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY

Prepared by:
Hugh Denman
<h.denman@ucl.ac.uk>
University College
London, England

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Altshuler, Mordkhe, ed., Dos sovetishe yidntum in shpigl fun der yidisher prese in poyln: biblyografye 1945-1970, Jerusalem: The Hebrew University, The Centre for Research and Documentation of East-European Jewry, 1975.

Bar, A., ed., The Jewish Press That Was, TA: World Federation of Jewish Journalists, 1980.

Bikl, Shloyme, ed., Pinkes far der forshung fun der yidisher literatur un prese, 3 vols., NY: Alveltlekher Yidisher Kultur-Kongres, 1965-1975 [esp.: Khayim Bez, ed., Pinkes far der forshung fun der yidisher literatur un prese, vol. 2, 1972.].

Brumberg, J. and A., ‘Sovetish Heymland: An Analysis’; Midstream, 12 (1966), 49.

Cohen, Natan, ‘Shund and the Tabloids: Jewish Popular Reading in Inter-War Poland’, Polin 16 (2003), 189-211.

Cohen, Nathan, ‘Czy możliwa jest ortodoksyjna beletrystyka? Polemika w ortodoksyjnych czasopismach’, Duchowość żydowska w Polsce: materiały z międzynarodowej konferencji dedykowaneamięci Profesora Chone Shmeruka, Kraków, 26-28 kwietnia, 1999 , ed. Michał Galas, Cracow: Księg. Akademicka , 2000, 383-90.

Kohen, Natan [= Nathan Cohen], Sefer, sofer ve’iton: merkaz hatarbut hayehudit bevaršah, 1918-1942, Jerusalem: Magnes, 2003.

Cohen, Nathan, ‘The Yiddish Press As Distributor of Literature’, The Multiple Voices of Modern Yiddish Literature [Amsterdam Yiddish Symposium 2], ed. Shlomo Berger, Amsterdam: Menasseh ben Israel Institute, 2007.

Doroshkin, Milton, ‘Yiddish Socialist Press in New York, 1880s - 1920s’, Politics of Yiddish: Studies in Language, Literature, and Society, ed. Dov-Ber Kerler, 1996, 77-83.

Druk, Dovid, Tsu der geshikhte fun der yidisher prese in rusland un poyln, Warsaw: Zikhroynes, 1920, 147pp.

Dultsin, Arye L., 300 yor yidishe presevezn in der velt, tala″v-tashla″v, 1675-1975, Jerusalem: Tsienistishe Velt-Organizatsye, 1975, 85pp.

Feygelman, Noyekh & Dovid-Elyohu Fishman, ‘Reshime yidishe periodishe oysgabes in der unophengiker lite, 1919-1940’, YIVO-bleter NS 2 (1994), Kultur-historishe shtudyes vegn yidn in lite, 349-74.

Finkelshteyn, Khayim, ‘“Haynt”: tsveyter period (1915-1939), Fun noentn over, ed. Yankev Pat, vol. 2, NY: Kultur-Kongres, 1956, 69-237.

Finklshteyn, Khayim, Haynt: a tsaytung bay yidn, 1908-1939, TA: Velt-Federatsye fun Poylishe Yidn/ Y.-L. Perets, 1978 [available on line at <www.haynt.org>].

Fishman, Joshua, ed., Never Say Die, A Thousand Years of Yiddish in Jewish Life and Letters [Contributions to the Sociology of Language 30], ill., The Hague: Mouton, 1981, xv, 763pp

Flakser, Menakhem, Yidishe prese in varshe: Undzer ekspres’, Fun noentn over, ed. Yankev Pat, vol. 3, NY: Kultur-Kongres, 1957, 361-95.

Fraenkel, Josef, The Jewish Press of the World, London: Cultural Department of the World Jewish Congress, 1956, 78pp.

Fuks, Leo & Renate, ‘Yiddish Publishing Activities in the Weimar Republic, 1920-1933, Leo Baeck Institute Year Book 33 (1988), 417-34.

Fuks, Marian, Prasa żydowska w Warszawie, 1823-1939, Warsaw, 1979 [rev. Shmeruk, Kiryat sefer 55 (1980), 591-602].

Fuks, Marian, ‘ Żydowska prasa humorystyczno-satyryczna’, Biuletin Żydowskiego Instytutu Historycznego 2-3 [114-115] (Warsaw, 1980), 31-54.

Fun noentn over: monografyes un memuarn , 4 vols., NY: Alveltlekher Yidisher Kultur-Kongres, 1955-1959 [vol. 2 (1956, 534pp.) carries the subtitle Yidishe prese in varshe].

Glatshteyn, Yankev, Shmuel Niger & Hilel Rogof, eds., Finf un zibetsik yor yidishe prese in amerike, 1870-1945, ill., NY: Y.-L. Perets Shrayber-Fareyn, 1945, 196pp.

Gontsharok, Moyshe, Tsu der geshikhte fun der anarkhistisher prese oyf yidish, ill., Jerusalem: Problemen, 1997, 16, 14pp.

Gris, Noyekh, ‘Zamlbikher’, Pinkes far der forshung fun der yidisher literatur un prese 2, ed. Khayim Bez, NY: Alveltlekher Yidisher Kultur-Kongres, 1972, 367-84 [incl. an alphabetical index of contributions].

Grosman, M., ‘“Haynt”: ershter period (1905-1915), Fun noentn over, ed. Yankev Pat, vol. 2, NY: Kultur-Kongres, 1956, 3-67.

Hertzberg, Arthur, ‘Speaking the Reader’s Language: How a Yiddish Magazine Stayed Alive’, New York Times Book Review, Dec. 20 1992, 12-16 [on Di Tsukunft]

Howe, Irving, ‘The Yiddish Press’, The Immigrant Jews of New York, 1881 to the Present [The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization], London: Routledge, 1976 [published in USA as World of Our Fathers, NY: Harcourt, 1976], 518-51.

Hurliman, Ester, ‘Der zhenever idisher arbayter’, Oksforder Yidish 3 (1995), ed. Dovid Katz, cols. 649-56.

Kats, Hirshe-Dovid, ‘Der morgn zhurnal, der tog, der tog-morgn zhurnal un der algemeyner zhurnal: an igeresl fun vilne’, Algemeyner zhurnal (15 Sep. 2006).

Kats, Pinye, Tsu der geshikhte fun der yidisher zhurnalistik in argentine, BA: Yidisher Literatn- un Zhurnalistn-Fareyn in Argentine, 1929; BA: Editorial Centro Israelita Argentino, 1985.

Kellman, Ellen, ‘Dos yidishe bukh alarmirt! Towards the History of Yiddish Reading in Interwar Poland’, Polin 16 (2004), 213-41 [on libraries, book distribution and the role of Bikher-velt,].

Kirzhnits, A., Di yidishe prese in ratnfarband, 1917-1927, Minsk: Vaysruslendishe Melukhe Bibliotek, 1928, 25pp.

Kirzhnits, A., Di yidishe prese in der gevezener rusisher imperye, 1823-1916, Moscow: Tsentraler Felker-Farlag fun F.S.S.R , 1930, 149pp.

Kohen, N., Sefer, sofer ve‛iton, merkaz hatarbut hayehudit bevaršah, 1918-1942, Jerusalem: Hebrew University/Magnes Press, 2003, 11, 363pp.

Kontorovits, N., ‘Yidishe prese in varshe: Dos vort’, Fun noentn over, ed. Yankev Pat, vol. 3, NY: Kultur-Kongres, 1957, 289-359.

Kühn-Ludewig, Maria, ‘Blick auf den jiddischen Büchermarkt 1929’, Jiddistik Mitteilungen 14 (1995), 1-18.

Kühn-Ludewig, Maria, Auf den Spuren des jiddischen Tomor-Verlags, Wilna 1927-1939 [Kleine historische Reihe 7], Hanover: Laurentius, 1996.

Kühn-Ludewig, Maria, Jiddische Bücher aus Berlin, 1918-1936: Titel, Personen, Verlage, Nümbrecht: Kirsch-Verlag, 2006. 228pp.

Künast, Hans-Jörg, ‘Hebräisch-jüdischer Buchdruck in Schwaben in der ersten Hälfte des 16. Jahrhunderts’, Landjudentum im deutschen Südwesten während der frühen Neuzeit (= Colloquia Augustana 10), ed. Rolf Kiessling & Sabine Ullmann, Berlin, 1999.

Levine, Glenn Scott, Die Erscheinungsformen der ostjüdischen Kultur in Berlin, 1919-1925 - mit besonderer Berücksichtigung jiddischer Litereraturproduktion, unpublished MA dissertation, University of New Mexico, 1992.

Levine, Glenn Scott, ‘Yiddish Publishing in Berlin and the Crisis in Eastern European Jewish Culture 1919-1924’, Yearbook of the Leo Baeck Instutute 42 (1997).

Malakhi, A.R., ‘Der “kol-mevaser’ un zayn redaktor’, Pinkes far der forshung fun der yidisher literatur un prese, ed. Yoysef Bikl, NY: Alveltlekher Yidisher Kultur-Kongres, 1965, 49-121.

Margoshes, Sh., ‘Di role fun der yidisher prese’, Pinkes far der forshung fun der yidisher literatur un prese, ed. Yoysef Bikl, NY: Alveltlekher Yidisher Kultur-Kongres, 1965, 194-203.

Marten-Finnis, Susanne, ‘Der Bund: Wie weit darf Anpassung gehen? Ein presse-geschichtlicher Abriß, 1897-1906’, Jüdische Antworten auf das 19. Jahrhundert: 100 Jahre Zionismus, 100 Jahre »Bund«. Gedächtnis und Neuorientierung an der Wende des 20./21 Jahrhunderts, Basel, 1997 [= Judaica 53:1-2, special issue: 100 Years Zionism], 57-83.

Marten-Finnis, Susanne, ‘The Emergence of the Yiddish Press in Vilna: A Linguistic Approach’, Jewish Culture and Cultural Contacts, ed. R.M. Kaplanov, V.V. Mochalova & L.A. Chulkova, Moscow, 1999, 188-96.

Marten-Finnis, Susanne, ‘Wilna als Zentrum der jüdischen Parteiliteratur, 1896-1922’, Aschkenas 10:1, (2000), 25-45.

Marten-Finnis, Susanne, ‘The Bundist Press: A Study of Political Change and the Persistence of Anachronistic Language during the Russian Period, Jewish Politics in Eastern Europe: The Bund at 100, ed. Jack Jacobs, ill., Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2001, xxv, 284pp.

Marten-Finnis, Susanne, Vilna as a Centre of the Modern Jewish Press, 1840-1928: Aspirations, Challenges and Progress, Berne etc: Peter Lang, 2004, 197pp.

Marten-Finnis, Susanne & Heather Valencia, Sprachinseln: Jiddische Publizistik in London, Wilna und Berlin, 1880-1930 [Lebenswelten osteuropäischer Juden 4], Cologne/ Weimar/ Vienna: Böhlau, 1999, 144pp.

Metzker, Isaac, ed., tr. & intro, A Bintel Brief, foreword & notes Harry Golden, 2 vols., vol. 1: A Bintel Brief: Sixty Years of Letters from the Lower East Side to the Jewish Daily Forward , Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1971; vol. 2: tr. Bella S. Metzker & Diana Shalet Levy, Letters to the Jewish Daily Forward, 1950-1980 , NY: Viking,1981; 1990.

Minczeles, Henri, ‘La presse juive de Wilno’, Vilna, Wilno, Vilnius: La Jérusalem de Lituanie, Paris: La Découverte, 1993, 301-10.

Mozes, Mendl, ‘“Der moment” (1910-1939)’, Fun noentn over, ed. Yankev Pat, vol. 2, NY: Kultur-Kongres, 1956, 241-99 [with index of contributors].

Nadel, Binyomen, ‘Di bundishe prese in yidish’, Oksforder Yidish 3 (1995), ed., Dovid Katz, cols. 633-46.

Neiß, Marion, Presse in Transit: Jiddische Zeitungen und Zeitschriften in Berlin von 1919 bis 1925, [ Reihe Dokumente, Texte, Materialien / Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung der Technischen Universität Berlin 44 ], ill., Berlin: Metropol Verlag, 2002, 240pp. [originally Technische Universität PhD, 2000] [rev. Willi Höfig, Informationsmittel (IFB): digitales Rezensionsorgan für Bibliothek und Wissenschaft http://www.bsz-bw.de/ifb].

Pach, Hilde, ‘Keeping Current in Amsterdam ’, Der pakn-treger 50 (Spring 2006).

Portnoy, Edward, ‘Exploiting Tradition: Religious Iconography in Cartoons of the Polish Yiddish Press’, Polin 16 (2004), 243-67.

Prager, L, ‘A Bibliography of Yiddish Periodicals in Great Britain’, Studies in Bibliography and Booklore 9:1 (Spring 1969), 3-32.

Prager, Leonard, Yiddish Literary and Linguistic Periodicals and Miscellanies, A Selective Annotated Bibliography, Darby, Penn.: Norwood, 1982 [with further reference bibliography].

Prager, Leonard, ‘The Yiddish Press’, Glenda Jackson, ed. The Blackwell Companion to Jewish Culture from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Time, Oxford: Blackwell, 1989, 604-06.

Prager, Leonard, ‘Alexander Cedarbaum’, The Blackwell Companion to Jewish Culture from the Eighteenth Century to the Present Time, ed. Glenda Jackson, Oxford: Blackwell, 1989, 763-4.

Rapoport, Y., ‘Vegn di varshever shriftn’, Di naye gezelshaft 2 (Feb.-Mar. 1927).

Rich, Jacob C., Sixty Years of the Jewish Daily Forward, NY: Forward Association, 1957, 38pp.

Rich, Jacob C., The Jewish Daily Forward: An Achievement of Dedicated Idealists: The Extraordinary Story of a Unique Newspaper and Its Publisher, The Forward Association, ill., NY: Forward Association, 1967, 63pp

Rischin, M., The Promised City: New York’s Jews 1870-1914, 1962, 115-27.

Rogov, Hilel, Der gayst fun “forverts”: materyaln tsu der geshikhte fun der yidisher prese in amerike, NY: Futuro, 1954, 283pp.

Roskies, David G., ‘Prayer for the Tsar’, Der pakn-treger 44 (Winter 2004).

Rubinstein, Aaron, ‘Devils and Pranksters: Der groyser kundes and the Lower East Side’, Der pakn-treger 47 (Spring 2005).

Sanders, R., Downtown Jews: Portraits of an Immigrant Generation, 1969, index, see under Yiddish Newspapers.

Schwarz, Johannes Valentin, ‘The Origins and Development of German-Jewish Press in Germany till 1850: Reflections on the Transformation of the German-Jewish Public Sphere in Bourgeois Society’, paper delivered to the 66 th IFLA Council and General Conference, Jerusalem, August 2000, available at www.ifla.org [the Yiddish press in Germany is touched on only marginally].

Selavan, Ida C., ‘The Jews’, The Immigrant Labor Press in North America, 1840s-1970s, ed. Dirk Hoerder, Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1987, vol. 2: ‘Migrants from Eastern and Southeastern Europe’, 539-706.

Shanes, Joshua, ‘Papers for the Folk: Jewish Nationalism and the Birth of the Yiddish Press in Galicia’, Polin 16 (2004), 167-87.

Shatski, Yankev, A Yidish vokhnblat in der tsayt fun der frantsoyzisher revolutsye, Vilna: YIVO, 1931 [= offprint from YIVO-bleter 2:1-2 (Aug.-Sep. 1931), 49-72].

Shatski, Yankev, Der kamf arum geplante tsaytshriftn far yidn in kongres-poyln, 1840-1860: loyt arkhiv-mekoyrim, offprint from YIVO-bleter 6:1 (Feb. 1934).

Shatski, Yankev, ed., Zamlbukh tsu der geshikhte fun der yidisher prese in amerike, ill., NY: Yidishe Kultur-Gezelshaft, 1934, 63pp., esp. 13-21.

Shatski, Yankev, ed., Zamlbukh lekoved dem tsvey hundert un fuftsikstn yoyvl fun der yidisher prese, 1686-1936, NY: YIVO, 1937, 334, 20pp.

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