The Birobidzhan Affair: A Yiddish Writer...

The Birobidzhan Affair is the autobiography, a chronicle of heart-rending events recounting Emiot's eight years at hard labor in various work camps in Siberia. Poignant, remarkably understated in tone, it provides evidence of his travails as a Jewish victim of the bitter bureaucracy that was Stalinist Russia.

Copyright © 2001 by Varda Books Original copyright © 1981 by The Jewish Publication Society of America All rights reserved First edition This book was originally published in Yiddish by Sol Bogorad, Rochester, New York, 1960. Manufactured in the United States of America This ebook has been published with permission of The Jewish Publication Society ( Philadelphia). The printed book, which served as a basis for this book is catalogued by the Library of Congress thus: Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Emiot, Israel. The Birobidzhan affair. Translation of: Der Birobidzshaner inyen. 1. Political prisoners— Russian S. F. S. R.— Biography. 2. Emiot, Israel — Biography— Imprisonment. 3. Authors, Yiddish— Biography. 4. Jews— Russian S. F. S. R.— Birobidzhan, 5. Birobidzhan ( R. S. F. S. R.)— Ethnic rela-tions. I. Title. HV8964. R83E5413 365. 45 0924 [ B] 81- 2511 ISBN 0- 8276- 0191- 3 AACR2 Designed by Adrianne Onderdonk Dudden New ISBN 1- 59045- 732- 3 Reader PDF No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage retrieval system, except for brief passages in connection with a critical review, without permission in writing from the publisher: Varda Books, 9001 Keating Avenue, Skokie, Illinois, USA Prepared as an ebook by Varda Graphics, Inc.

The Birobidzhan Affair: A Yiddish Writer in Siberia


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Front matterCopyright PageAuthor's prefaceIntroductionI go to BirobidzhanThe short-lived revivalIn jailFirst interrogationMy first inquisitorOzirsky of the NKVDMy first cellmateOne Yiddish poet, three Japanese generals, and a Russian thiefThe miracleAwaiting trialMy sentenceOn the road to penal servitudeBarbershop attendantBen SlutskyPenal servitudeProfessor S.How to handle a Jew-baiterI become one of the gangMoishe BrodersonWhen Pinke played Kol NidreiThe investigating commissionAvraham Khayim and the Sephardic JewsThe Jewish daughter from RigaWith the Chinese prisonersRepercussions of the Jewish Doctors' Plot300 women prisoners from MongoliaStalin is deadWe are moved to another campThe secret agent and the banditCelebrating the October RevolutionShot while attempting to escapeA Russian heart with a Jewish sighA Latvian of Jewish originTikhiRebellionMay it get no worseMoishe Broderson and Sholom AleichemOn the eve of liberationFarewell to Moishe BrodersonIn the village of StepanovkaBack to BirobidzhanAmong Jews in BirobidzhanMoscowWarsawNew York
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