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    Sholem Asch and America

    Presented by at National Yiddish Book Center

    October 16, 2011


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    Sholem Asch and America

    David Mazower grew up in London "vaguely aware that [his] great-grandfather Sholem Asch had been someone important a long time ago." Sholem Asch, a Polish-born American novelist and playwright, is one of the most controversial and widely-known writers in Yiddish literature. David Mazower is a senior staff journalist with BBC World Service in London. He has written and published widely on British Jewish history, Jewish art and...

    David Mazower grew up in London "vaguely aware that [his] great-grandfather Sholem Asch had been someone important a long time ago." Sholem Asch, a Polish-born American novelist and playwright, is one of the most controversial and widely-known writers in Yiddish literature. David Mazower is a senior staff journalist with BBC World Service in London. He has written and published widely on British Jewish history, Jewish art and Yiddish culture.


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