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When Joseph Met Molly: A Reader on Yiddish Film

Authors: Sylvia Paskin

Published by Five Leaves Publications

ISBN: 9780907123927

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'...a fascinating anthology which should appeal to anyone with an interest in Jewish history or film studies'
Jewish Chronicle

"…the first book on the subject of Yiddish films to be published in the UK and deserves a wide readership."

Published in association with the European Jewish Publication Society


Foreword - Arianne Ulmer Cipes

Yiddish film and the American experience - Joseph Cohen

The Jazz Singer and its reaction in Yiddish cinema - Eric Goldman

Joseph Green - Chaim Pevner

Ost und West: Old World and New - Jeffrey Shandler, New York University

Sunny Skies and Green Fields - Joel Finler

The Light Ahead - Sylvia Paskin

Freylachs on film - Michael Alpert, YIVO

The crooked road to Jewish luck - Barbara Alikhani

Nosn Bekher fort aheym: a Yiddish film for the Soviet homeland - Laura Greene

The only 'I' in the world: religion, psychoanalysis and the dybbuk - Ira Koningsberg, University of Michigan

The devil and Beethoven: convergent themes in Yiddish film and literature - Dafna Clifford, SOAS

Uncle Moses - Hannah Berliner Fischtal

The celluloid closet of Yiddish Film - Eve Sicular

Gender rebellion in Yiddish film - Eve Sicular

A century in the life of Sholem Aleichem's Tevye - Ken Frieden, Syracuse University

The Goskinds on Jewish life in Poland - Bryan Burns, University of Sheffield

Descendant dybbuks: Yiddish cinema and Hollywood - Alex Gordon, Spiro Institute

Nathan Altman - Joel Finler

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