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Return to Book Page. Open Preview See a Problem? Which is much too simple an explanation, since Roth by no means typifies the Jewish population of the time, I think aroundbut instead explores the complexity they felt in religion, nationality, identity, and anti-semitism.

This masterpiece was written by a man who is now considered one of t A stunningly heartfelt, yet disturbing, account of the Eastern and Western European Jews in the mid ‘s. When Roth wrote this book, the Holocaust still some years away. A stunningly heartfelt, yet disturbing, account of the Eastern and Western European Jews in the mid ‘s. No trivia or quizzes yet.

The s were soon to show them an alternate and searing reality. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Enthousiast voorwoord van Geert Mak, knappe vertaling van de onvermoeibare Els Snick die ook een boeiend nawoord schreef over de ontstaansgeschiedenis van de tekst en een bondig notenapparaat. An overview of Eastern European Jewry written in the late s. It was very interesting to read this book, written about the Jewish population largely immigrating from the East to the West, written in the ‘s and early ’30’s.

In his polished prose he gives us a glimpse of the lives, customs and traditions that shapes the Jewish consciousness Here you will find painful answers to that nagging question of how could the Holocaust have happened?

While the other peasants around him are finally struggling to read and write, the Jew, behind his plow has his mind on the problems of relativity theory. Religious indifference is a new sort of oppression which the emigrant Jew doesn’t know how to deal with. The afterword, written inshows an awareness of the new style antisemitism eliminationism but is necessarily uncomprehending of what is about to happen. While I may not be observant, my bloodline is rich in the religion of my people.


The Wandering Jews by Joseph Roth

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. This is a heartbreaking and enchanting book. They wanted nothing to do with them and were content to see them die quietly in their misery, far out of sight. The immigrants – alas -do not assimilate too slowly, as they are accused of doing, but if anything much too quickly to our sorry way of living.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. View all 12 comments. Het gaat over joden op de vlucht naar West-Europa. Door verschillende aspecten van deze groep te bespreken werpt hij licht op het Europees antisemitisme, nationalisme en het “onjoodse” zionisme.

The status of immigrants in America has always, often tragically, placed them above Black Americans in the hierarchy, although I would argue that the category of “white” that was offered to Jewish emigres does not hold for many new immigrants today, no matter how some of them may still misguidedly strive for it.

They are an old people and they have known him a long time! Its an interesting glimpse into how new categories of oppression ended up offering a new opportunity for Eastern European Jews, though it came at the expense of the local Black population. It gives good reason for Jewish support of arts, ideas, and institutions that reach toward this goal. This book was as pleasurable to read as it was sad. An unfocused essay or a half-baked treatise.

In dit voorwoord is alle hoop verloren en blijft alleen maar de angst voor het onvermijdelijke over.

We do not realize that our whole life has become a quarantine, and that all our countries have become barracks and concentration camps, admittedly with all the modern conveniences. Given the massive changes that have occurred among Jews around the world over the past decades, its interesting to recall how different attitudes were not long ago, when many Jews were considered by the West to be an uncivilized other.

Joseph Roth

Both are translated by the superb Michael Hofmann. Despised by both Christians and Jews, they learned to despise themselves and their unique culture. There is no other people that lives on such a footing with their god.

They have experienced his great goodness and his cold justice. It paints a dystopian picture of homelessness, statelessness and persecution ahead of the horrors of the aholocaust. To escape is to lose the need to resist, and therefore to assimilate into the culture which simply doesn’t care about culture.


rorh He presents wonder rabbis and hucksters as men who moonlight as thinkers and poets. Also, read it and consider modern refugee and immigrant populations, equally at risk.

They have sinned often and repented bitterly, and they will know that joxeph they may be punished they will never be abandoned. In his reportage of a vanquished people he shows how Judaism is the glue that has held the homeless nation together.

Norton Company first published As time showed, trying to differentiate themselves from their backwards kin did not do much judioos save German and Austrian Jews in the end. He died in Paris. Lees dit en kijk in een spiegel.

Oct 31, Steve Middendorf rated it it was amazing. And indeed, world of Jewish dockworkers, poor tailors and devout Eastern European Hasidic villages is so far gone now that it seems hard to even imagine just a few decades later. In particular he provides interesting anecdotes and insights about life in the Shtetl and a very human understanding of the sheer grind of having to get This is an account of the Jews in Europe and briefly the US in the period between the wars.

Brandend actueel in het licht van de rlth vluchtelingencrisis. They were rarely under anyone’s rule long enough to establish a political position or a collective voice or even recognition as h What We All Lost This is a short book, but also a long, if unwitting, epitaph; a heart-breaking celebration of a culture on the verge of its destruction.

As Roth poignantly describes, this bigotry existed not just among gentiles, but among assimilated Western European Jews who were were tempted to look askance judis their backwards “cousins from Lodz,” in an attempt to fit in better within their own societies. Apr 27, Navida rated it really liked it. Het boek lijkt ondanks alles hoopvol.