Author Weissbach, Lee Shai
Title A Jewish Life on Three Continents : The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden
Imprint Palo Alto : Stanford University Press, 2013
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Series Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Ser
Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden: An Introduction -- A Note on Translation and Editing -- A Note on References -- Acknowledgments -- Menachem Mendel Frieden's Apologia -- My Father's Family -- My Mother's Family -- My Father's House -- Me and My Youth -- My Entry into Heder -- On My Way through Yeshivot -- Passover and the Holiday Cycle -- More Yeshiva Studies -- My Studies with Rabbis -- Matchmakers and Marriage -- America -- I Found the Best Woman -- My Journey to the Land of Israel and My Early Activities There -- The Work of Americans in the Land of Israel and My Role in It -- More on Life in the Land of Israel -- Travels, the Era of World War II, and Illness -- A Second Trip to the United States -- Afterword: Menachem Mendel Frieden's Journal and His Life after 1947 -- Glossary -- Index
An annotated edition of a memoir that relates a fascinating life story and contains a wealth of historical information about late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Jewish life in Eastern Europe, America, and Israel
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Weissbach, Lee Shai A Jewish Life on Three Continents : The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden Palo Alto : Stanford University Press,c2013 9780804783637
Subject Frieden, Menachem Mendel, -- 1878-1963.;Jews -- Lithuania -- Biography.;Jews, Lithuanian -- United States -- Biography.;Jews, Lithuanian -- Israel -- Biography.;Zionists -- Israel -- Biography
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