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Groshnbibliotek
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The literary series Groshnbibliotek was established by left-wing Jews in Poland. It appeared between 1930 and 1936 in Warsaw and constituted a unique collection of popular reading material for the Jewish worker. Themes spanning from factual information to entertainment catered to the literary preferences of Polish Jews in the interwar period. At the same time, the volumes had a didactic aspiration: to disseminate the ideology of the Polish Jewish Labor movement.

The initiators of the Groshnbibliotek were Moyshe Finkelshteyn (1903–1943), a son of Noyekh Finkelshteyn, …

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Sholokhova, Lyudmila, “Groshnbibliotek”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 30 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0276>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20200106



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