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Ukrainian-Jewish Relations in Historical Perspective

Subject: Jews in Ukraine
Description: The book Ukrainian-Jewish Relations in Historical Perspective is a rich and stimulating collection of twenty-three papers from the 1983 conference on Ukrainian-Jewish relations held at McMaster University, Canada. The essays in this unique volume reflect the dynamic and often controversial nature of the conference and cover the period from the seventh century to the present day, both in Eastern Europe and Canada. Essays include:

Pre-Ashkenazic Jews of Eastern Europe
Jewish Participation in the Settlement of Ukraine in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
The Cossack Insurrections in Jewish-Ukrainian Relations
The Jewish Factor in the Khmelnytsky Uprising
The Sion-Osnova Controversy
Jewish-Ukrainian Relations in Transcarpathia
The Dilemmas of Jewish National Autonomism
Jewish-Ukrainian Political Relations in Imperial Russia, 1900–1917
Ukrainian-Jewish Relations in the Interwar Period
The Jewish Theme in 19th and early 20th century Ukrainian Literature
Soviet Ukrainian Translations in Yiddish Literature
Jewish and Ukrainian Women
Jewish-Ukrainian Relations in Western Ukraine During the Holocaust
Ukrainian-Jewish Relations in Canada

Contributors are noted Israeli and North American scholars including Omeljan Pritsak, Jaroslaw Pelenski, George Grabowicz, Frank E. Sysyn, John-Paul Himka, Alexander Baran, Jonathan Frankel, Israel Bartal, Moshe Mishkinsky, Mattityahu Minc, Zvi Gitelman, and many others.
Publisher: CIUS
Date: 1990
Language: English





Aster, Howard; Potichnyj, Peter J, “Ukrainian-Jewish Relations in Historical Perspective,” CIUS-Archives, accessed February 24, 2024,
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