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brothers Ashkenazi

Israel Joshua Singer

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Translation of Di brider Ashkenazi.

StatementI.J. Singer ; a new translation from the Yiddish by Joseph Singer.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 426 p. ;
Number of Pages426
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16502161M
ISBN 100850315174

THE BROTHERS ASHKENAZI. London: Putnam & Co., (). First UK edition. Translated from the Yiddish by Maurice Samuel. 8vo gilt-lettered red cloth. Spine shaken, front hinge starting at title page, few small tears to spine ends, otherwise very good lacking dust jacket.


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First published inThe Brothers Ashkenazi quickly became a bestseller as a sprawling family saga. Breaking away from the introspective shtetl tales of classic nineteenth-century writers, I. Singer brought to Yiddish literature the multilayered plots, large casts /5(10).

In the Polish city of Lodz, the brothers Ashkenazi grew up very differently in talent and in temperament. Max, the firstborn, is fiercely intelligent and conniving, determined to succeed financially by any means necessary.

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The novel’s vantage point on this crisis is the city of Lodz, sometimes called the Manchester of Poland. First published inThe Brothers Ashkenazi quickly became a best seller as a sprawling family saga.

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In the Polish city of Lodz, the Brothers Ashkenazi grew up very differently in talent and in temperament. Max, the firstborn, is fiercely intelligent and conniving, determined to succeed financially by any means necessary. Slower-witted Jacob is strong, handsome, and charming but without great purpose in life.

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(Yiddish: Di brider ashkenazi) "The Brothers Ashkenazi" is a play in two parts and seventeen scenes, dramatized and directed by Maurice Schwartz and I. Singer. From a review in the New York Post of 21 Septemberin part: "The synopsis assures us that 'Brothers Ashkenzai' is the long, turbulent story of two twin brothers whose destinies.

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The term Ashkenazi also refers to the nusach Ashkenaz (Hebrew, "liturgical tradition", or rite) used by Ashkenazi Jews in their Siddur (prayer book). A nusach is defined by a liturgical tradition's choice of prayers, the order of prayers, the text of prayers, and melodies used in the singing of y: ,In the Polish city of Lodz, the brothers Ashkenazi grew up very differently in talent and in temperament.

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