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Memories of two generations : a Yiddish life in Russia and Texas

Author: Z Gurwitz; Bryan Edward Stone; Amram Prero
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Jews and Judaism (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Memories of Two Generations is the 1935 autobiography of Alexander Ziskind Gurwitz, an Orthodox Jew whose lively recounting of his life in Tsarist Russia and his immigration to San Antonio, Texas, in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Gurwitz, Alexander Z.
Memories of Two Generations : A Yiddish Life in Russia and Texas.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2016
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Named Person: Z Gurwitz; Z Gurwitz
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Z Gurwitz; Bryan Edward Stone; Amram Prero
ISBN: 9780817319038 0817319034 9780817389550 0817389555
OCLC Number: 921821711
Language Note: Original English text (OCLC 8703003; 1982?) translated from Yiddish.
Description: xxi, 416 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Childhood --
2. In the heder --
3. The holidays: High Holy days --
4. The holidays: Fall and Winter --
5. The holidays: Spring and Summer --
6. Half a yeshiva bocher --
7. A student in Minsk --
8. The Volozhin Yeshiva --
9. From student to bridegroom --
10. Married and widowed --
11. On the road --
12. Settled in Pavlograd --
13. Leaving for America --
14. From sea to San Antonio --
15. Resuming a life --
16. Jews we are!
Series Title: Jews and Judaism (Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
Responsibility: Alexander Z. Gurwitz ; edited by Bryan Edward Stone ; translated by Rabbi Amram Prero.

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