Jewish Politics in Eastern Europe: The Bund at 100: The Bund by J. Jacobs

By J. Jacobs

A selection of new, scholarly articles at the Jewish employees' Bund - the 1st smooth Jewish political celebration in jap Europe - written through well-known lecturers from 8 international locations. This paintings represents a huge variety of views, Jewish and non-Jewish, sympathetic to the Bund and demanding of its paintings. The articles during this quantity are clean, utilize formerly unused resource fabric, and supply us with new views at the importance of the Bund and its ideas.

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I, Part 2 (1899–1901) (Warsaw, 1962), no. 63, p. 203. 26. K. Marx, ‘Provisional Rules of the International Working Men’s Association,’ Marx Engels Gesamtausgabe, vol. XX, Part 1 (Berlin, 1992), pp. 13ff. 27. Handbill reprinted in W. Fishman, Jewish Radicals: From Czarist Stetl to London Ghetto (New York, 1974), between pages 116 and 117. On Liberman, cf. J. Frankel, Prophecy and Politics: Socialism, Nationalism, and the Russian Jews, 1862–1917 (Cambridge, 1981), pp. 28–48, esp. 33f. 12 Jewish Politics in Eastern Europe: The Bund at 100 28.

It seems, however, appropriate to begin with a survey of the different categories of Bundist texts aimed at different target groups. e. publications directed to the ‘Within’ of the movement. I will be returning to these later. II) Publications produced outside Russia by the Bund Committee Abroad and directed to the periphery of the movement: literature that was to form a link between the Jewish workers and their desired confederates in the socialist revolution, the acculturated Russian speaking Jewish intellectuals on the one hand and the Russian Social Democrats and Polish Socialists on the other.

For two years we have heard almost daily the cursed name Zubatov; for two years our towns have been . . besieged by his spies, who like hungry wolves snatch our brother fighters from our midst and throw them into dark, dank prisons, . . ’32 After 1917 such metonyms often functioned as a veil to cover or distract the public’s attention from the real intentions of a thing or institution. Who wouldn’t remember the famous phrase describing the Secret Police as the ‘shield and sword of the party,’33 probably going back to 1917, when in his first public speech as the head of the .

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