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Yiddish Literature

classical age, Yiddish language, Eastern Europe, Jews, writings

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Yiddish Literature, writings by Jews in the Yiddish language, produced mainly in Eastern Europe and the United States. Yiddish literature may be divided into three periods: the period of preparation, the classical age, and the postclassical period.


Glatzer, Nahum Norbert, Ph.D.

Late Professor of Religion, Boston University, and Professor Emeritus od Jewish History, Brandeis University. Author of "Jewish History" and other books.

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classical age, Yiddish language, Eastern Europe, Jews, writings, United States

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