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A Jewish Life on Three Continents: The Memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden


This memoir of Menachem Mendel Frieden, translated from the original Hebrew, edited, and annotated by his historian grandson, recounts the history of the author’s family back several generations and covers his life from the time of his birth in 1878 until the middle of the twentieth century. The memoir tells of Frieden’s early years in a Lithuanian village; of his schooling, courtship and marriage in Eastern Europe; of his migration to and exploits in America early in the twentieth century; and, finally, of his settlement in Palestine in 1921 and his involvement in the project of nation buildi ... More

Keywords: Jews, immigration, Israel, Palestine, Zionism, shtetl, yeshiva, memoir, autobiography, family

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780804783637
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804783637.001.0001