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Pete Hamill

A Living Lens: Photographs of Jewish Life from the Pages of The Forward

€19,95

This extraordinary volume features classic, historic photographs of the type that are now associated with the Forward-Lower East Side pushcarts, Yiddish theatre, worker rallies-along with gems no one would expect. The premiere American Jewish newspaper has opened up its never-before-seen archives, revealing a photographic landscape of Jews in the twentieth century and beyond. From shtetl beauty contests and matchmakers caught mid-deal to the streets of the New World; from diaspora communities and Mandate Palestine to the Holocaust, the Soviet Jewry movement, and the emergence of Jewish suburbia; from Paul Muni and Barbara Streisand to Woody Allen and Madonna - this book is a kaleidoscopic array of modern Jewish life.

Format: Hardcover
Published: in USA in 2007
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Pages: 352
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780393062694
ISBN 10: 0393062694

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A Living Lens: Photographs of Jewish Life from the Pages of The Forward

€19,95