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History Published of Pre-nazi Jewish Press in Europe

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A monumental publication, “The Jewish Press That Is No More” which provides the history of some 1000 Jewish publications, dailies, weeklies and periodicals in Europe that vanished through the Holocaust, has been published here by the Federation of World Jewish Journalists. The 540-page book includes a first-hand story of the Jewish publications written by editors, correspondents, writers and community leaders who participated in these newspapers or periodicals.

The volume, in Yiddish, also has some 300 photographs of Jewish writers, editors and journalists and the various newspapers of pre-Hitler Europe. The publication, to be followed by a Hebrew and English translation, is regarded as a first-class research source on the Jewish press of Europe. The Jewish Agency and the Memorial Fund were helpful in publishing this book. Yehuda Gothelf edited the book with the aid of David Flinker, Mordechai Zanin and Shalom Rosenfeld and Moshe Ron, general secretary of the World Federation of Jewish Journalists.

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