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 ייִדישע לימודים אויף דעם ווײַטן מיזרח
מחקרים יהודיים במזרח הרחוק

JEWISH STUDIES IN THE FAR EAST

ИУДАИКА НА ДАЛЬНЕМ ВОСТОКЕ

 

 under the aegis of:

 

Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences

Дальневосточное отделение Российской Академии наук


Far Eastern State Academy for Humanities and Social Studies

Дальневосточная Государственная Социально-Гуманитарная Академия


Far Eastern Research Center for Jewish Culture and Yiddish

Дальневосточный Центр Изучения Идиша и Еврейской Культуры
 
 
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: BER BORIS KOTLERMAN
Editorial Board:
Mordechai Altshuler, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel), Dan Ben-Canaan, Heilongjiang University (China), Jonathan Goldstein, University of West Georgia (USA), Dov-Ber Kerler, Indiana University (USA), Yosef Rivlin, Bar-Ilan University (Israel), Yitzhak Shichor, University of Haifa (Israel), Chizuko Takao, Rikkyo University (Japan), Pavel Tolstoguzov, Far Eastern State Academy (Russia), Sheva Zucker, The League for Yiddish (USA), Ghil'ad Zuckermann, University of Queensland (Australia)

 

with the support of Lerner Yiddish Fund for Israel

 

TO ORDER                                             
 
Contents (Volume 1):
 
Jonathan Goldstein: Some theoretical approaches for comparing Jewish life in Singapore, Manila, and Harbin - Chizuko Takao: The Birobidzhan project from the Japanese perspective - Dan Ben-Canaan: The Jews of Harbin: Nostalgia versus historical reality - Yuri Pikalov: The NKVD as an agent of Jewish emigration to Birobidzhan before the Soviet-German war (1937-1940) - Michael Zozula: «Maybe it will be 'hakhshara' for Palestine?» - Jewish colonization in the USSR in the context of interparty polemics in the Harbin Jewish community - Iosif Brener: The city that was never built: The Swiss architect Hannes Meyer and his project for a «Jewish socialist city in the Lesser Khingan foothills» - Holger Nath: From Tshernowitz to Kiev and Birobidzhan: Yiddish language conferences between 1908 and 1937 - Ber Boris Kotlerman: Trading places: Buzi Miller and internationalization of Jewish «bourgeois nationalism» - Yaacov Ro'i: The visit to Khabarovsk and Birobidzhan of Israeli ambassador to Moscow Yosef Avidar and his wife, Yemima Tchernovitz (1956): Excerpt from Yemima's diary - Ber Boris Kotlerman: Yosef Trumpeldor in Japanese captivity (1905): An appeal to the Russian Emperor Nicolas II - Sheva Zucker: From Lithuania to Japan via the Trans-Siberian railway: Meyer Zucker's memoirs from 1940.

Contents (Volume 2):

Ber Boris Kolterman: Non-Imagined Communities - Dov Schwartz: China as International Dateline: The Count of the Days and the Modes of Dispute in Sefer ha-Kuzari - Aaron Demsky: «The Sect that Plucks out the Sinews»: Onomastics as an Identity Marker for Kaifeng Jewry - Jonathan Goldstein: Secular, Jewish, Filipino, and Zionist: From Marranos to «Bagel Boys» - Henry Srebrnik: American Rabbis, Pastors and Jewish Leftists in Support of the Birobidzhan Project in the 1930's - Xu Xin: A Separate Minority Group without Ethnic Status: The «Descendants of Kaifeng Jews» since 1950 - Ber Boris Kotlerman: The Old Birobidzhan Synagogue and City Planning in the Mid-1980's: The Last Confrontation - Dan Ben-Canaan: A Continuing Quest for a Peaceful Resting Place: The Relocating Process of the Harbin Jewish Cemetery to Huangshan - Iosif Brener: The «Third Birobidzhan»: An Unrealized Decision about Establishing a Jewish Cemetery in Birobidzhan in 1947 - Dov Israel Fogel: Some Adjudication Principles of the Chief Rabbi of Harbin Aaron Moshe Kisilev according to His Responsa Mishberey Yam - Zohar Amar: «Buddha's Hand» or The Kashrut-Problem of the «Finger Etrog»: A Chapter from the Life of the Mir Yeshiva in Shanghai (1942) - Hillel Weiss: On the Trail of «A Strip of the Land of Israel» in Japan: Following the Translation of Agnon's Writings into Japanese - Yosef Rivlin: Casting Lots for Decisions in Questions of Saving a Life - Velvl Chernin: «Grandma Mera's Old Talit»: Atheism and Judaism in Birobidzhan of the 1960's according to Heshl Rabinkov's «Nayshtot» - Tmima Davidovitz: The Analects by Confucius in the Light of the Bible and Rabbinical Thought.
 
 
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO BELIEVED IN US AND HELPED US -
ANONYMOUS FRIEND (ENGLAND), TUVIA SCHWARTZ (ISRAEL), MARK PAVLOVSKY (ISRAEL-GERMANY), OFRA ALYAGON (ISRAEL), ALEXANDER VINNIKOV (RUSSIA), IOSIF BRENER (RUSSIA), ANAT ADERET (ISRAEL), TAMAR SADE (ISRAEL), ALEXANDER SHERMAN (RUSSIA), VADIM KATSMAN (RUSSIA), MIKE ARONSON (ISRAEL), MORDEKHAI & ESTHER SHEINER (RUSSIA), ROMAN LEDER (RUSSIA), ALIK & LIKA FRENKEL (RUSSIA), HAVIV RETTIG (ISRAEL), BENI MER (ISRAEL), ITZIK GOTTESMAN (USA)