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Index to Yiddish Periodicals (IYP)

IYP, the Index to Yiddish Periodicals, is a bibliographical data base ##using Yiddish, which aims to record the materials published in the ##Yiddish press in Eastern Europe, from its beginnings (1862) until 1939 ##(in the Soviet Union: until 1948). At the present IYP comprises ##approximately 170,000 bibliographic records, covering the following ##segments of the East European Yiddish Press: ##1. All available Yiddish ##periodicals published in Czarist Russia (1862-1917) of all kinds and ##frequencies: newspapers, journals, etc. ##2. A full run of the major ##Yiddish daily newspapers published in Warsaw, Haynt and Moment, from ##their inception until the Holocaust. ##3. The major Yiddish periodicals ##published in interwar Poland in the fields of culture, literature, ##politics and pedagogy, including a full run of the weekly Literarishe ##bleter (1924-1939), as well as the two most important weeklies printed ##in Romania in that period: Arbeter-tsaytun (1921-1931) and Tshernovitser ##bleter (1929-1937). ##4. The major Yiddish literary, cultural and pedagogical periodicals ##published in Ukraine, Russia and Soviet Russia in the years 1917-1948, ##including a full run of Eynikayt (1942-1948). This ongoing ##bibliographical project is carried out under the auspices of the Yiddish ##Department at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in cooperation with the ##Jewish National and University Library. ## ##This bibliographical data base includes all signed materials, whether ##they carry the real name of their author or a pseudonym. It doesn’t ##register unsigned news or articles, except when these deal with issues ##related to Yiddish literature and culture. (Updates unknown)

Time-span

1862 - 1939 for Europe; -1948 for Soviet Russia

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FREE

Subjects

  • Middle East
  • Literature
  • Russia / Eastern Europe / Central Asia
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Databases with Pre-1970 Content
  • Religion

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