A living lens : photographs of Jewish life from the pages of the Forward

This extraordinary volume features classic photographs of the history one has learned to associate with the Forward -- Lower East Side pushcarts, Yiddish theater, labor rallies -- along with gems no one would expect. The premiere national Jewish newspaper has opened up its never-before-seen archives...

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Contributors: Newhouse, Alana., Pollack, Chana.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Forward Books : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2007.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Leaving Europe / Ruth Wisse
  • Welcome to the Lower East Side / Allan Nadler
  • Labor / Paul Berman
  • Film / J. Hoberman
  • Yiddish theater /Caraid O'Brien
  • Diaspora / Ilan Stavans
  • The Holocaust / Deborah Lipstadt
  • Israel / Alan M. Dershowitz
  • Upward into American life / Jenna Weissman Joselit
  • Sports / Roger Kahn
  • The arts / Leon Wieseltier
  • Politics / Nathan Glazer
  • Jewish identity / Paul Zakrzewski
  • Revival / J.J. Goldberg.