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The Fall of a SparrowThe Life and Times of Abba Kovner$
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Dina Porat

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780804762489

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804762489.001.0001

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In Independent Lithuania

In Independent Lithuania

“Vilna is the birthplace of everything” October 1939–June 1940

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(p.15) Two In Independent Lithuania
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The Fall of a Sparrow
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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804762489.003.0005

This chapter discusses events in Lithuania between October 1939 and June 1940. These include the arrival of the Red Army on 19 September 1939, who were received by the Jews as the city's saviors from the Germans; the arrival of Zionist youth movement leaders from Poland; Kover's first meeting with Vitka Kempner, who later became his life companion; and Kovner's criticisms against the Hashomer Hatzair refugee center in Vilna.

Keywords:   Abba Kovner, Lithuania, Vilna, Jews, Zionist youth movement, Vitka Kempner, refugees

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