Among the sharp directives issued by People's Commissar of Transport Kaganovich, the decree of 16 June 1937 appears odd, because it suggests concrete measures to finance housing at the stations Obluch'e, Khabarovsk 1, and Khabarovsk 2, and public works at the railroad settlements at the stations Pervaia Rechka, Arkhara, Obluch'e, Bira, Birobidzhan
, In, and Viazemskaia.
A similar trend, that is, predominance of land detritus particles, is found in Birobidzhan
and the State Natural Reserve of Bastak.
, 1938 of west Ukrainian Jewish roots, attended seminary in Budapest and was ordained in April 1980.
The communists offered their own solution; it materialized in the Jewish autonomous "Oblast" first ever republic in the Russian Birobidzhan
, close to the border of the former Soviet Union with China, which was home to some three million Jews before some one third of them immigrated to Israel following the collapse of the communist empire.
Henry Felix Srebrnik, Dreams of Nationhood: American Jewish Communists and the Soviet Birobidzhan
Project, 1924-1951, Academic Studies Press, Boston, 2010.
Srebrnik, Henry Felix, Jerusalem on the Amur: Birobidzhan
and the Canadian Jewish Communist Movement, 1924-1951, McGill-Queen's Studies in Ethnic History.
Dreams of nationhood; American Jewish communists and the Soviet Birobidzhan
Henry Felix Srebrnik Jerusalem on the Amur: Birobidzhan
and the Canadian Jewish Communist Movement, 1924-1951.
Seth Wolitz carefully examines the complex genesis of Yoysef Shor (1922) and by meticulous exegesis demonstrates how Berglson marshals narrative techniques, tropes, and imagery to convey the social dynamics of a society in crisis, while Boris Kotlerman investigates the role of Birobidzhan
in Berglson's decision-making process.
Apart from a full-length biography, a memoir by Bergelson's son Lev, the first complete bibliography of Bergelson's work in both Yiddish and English, and translations of two of his most influential programmatic essays, this volume offers twelve in-depth essays by a dozen specialists that cover all aspects of Bergelson's extensive corpus, including his little known children's stories, his responses to life in the United States, his support for the Soviet Jewish "homeland" of Birobidzhan
, and his anti-Nazi wartime journalism.
Yes, dear reader, your Paragraph writer is actually some kind of a--Zionist!), we could petition Vladimir Putin to revive the Stalinist project of a Jewish Autonomous Republic in Birobidzhan
in the far east of Siberia.