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by Chaim Grade

  • Author: Chaim Grade
  • ISBN: 0805208399
  • ISBN13: 978-0805208399
  • ePub: 1324 kb | FB2: 1630 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Memoirs
  • Publisher: Schocken; Schocken Pbk ed. edition (December 12, 1987)
  • Pages: 397
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Votes: 677
  • Format: doc lit docx rtf
My Mother's Sabbath Day ePub download

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Grade-believing, as do so many others, that the Nazis pose a danger chiefly to able-bodied men like .

Grade-believing, as do so many others, that the Nazis pose a danger chiefly to able-bodied men like himself-flees into Russia.

Grade-believing, as do so many others, that the Nazis pose a danger chiefly to able-bodied men like himself-flees .

As Grade weaves the story of her courage-fueled always by her bedrock allegiance to the Jewish faith and its humanitarian principles-he brings to glorious life the sights, sounds, and ways of life of Vilna.

As Grade weaves the story of her courage-fueled always by her bedrock allegiance to the Jewish faith and its humanitarian principles-he brings to glorious life the sights, sounds, and ways of life of Vilna, ""the Jerusalem of Lithuania. So vivid is Grade's elaboration of the myriad details which constitute this world-the smoke-darkened, windowless back room of the blacksmith's shop in which he and his mother lived, the local idiot who wanders the town in lice-ridden rags, the panic of a dying old woman who has no one to say kiddush for her

No golems or dybbuks terrorize the Jews of Vilna in this posthumously published memoir by the Yiddish writer Chaim Grade; no Singer-like demons spook his townspeople in punishment for the impiousness or indigence of their souls.

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My Mother's Sabbath Days:. has been added to your Cart. Grade is a brooding writer, but one who also writes with grace and humor. My Mother's Sabbath Days" is a memoir in the same way that Jorge Semprun's "Literature or Life" is a memoir, or Proust's "Remembrance of Things Past. It is an artful recreation of a way of life, that is to say, a work of fiction in the most profound sense, a work that reproduces not only the surface of reallity, but its inner depths.

Chaim Grade, who died in 1982, was the author of numerous works of prose and poetry in Yiddish. Some of these have been translated into English including the novels The Yeshiva, The Agunah, The Well, and The Seven Little Lanes, a memoir of the Holocaust. His first work of prose to appear in English was the philosophical dialogue My Quarrel with Hersh Rasseyner.

This memoir focuses on the author's mother during the years before the Second World War and recounts her struggle to survive in the face of poverty and cruelty in Lithuania
PanshyR
This book made me cry, a few times, but in a good way. We all have beautiful thoughts and memories, Grade is a master of the written word.
Beardana
Grade is a brooding writer, but one who also writes with grace and humor. "My Mother's Sabbath Days" is a memoir in the same way that Jorge Semprun's "Literature or Life" is a memoir, or Proust's "Remembrance of Things Past." It is an artful recreation of a way of life, that is to say, a work of fiction in the most profound sense, a work that reproduces not only the surface of reallity, but its inner depths. Grade's reputation still lags far behind his deserts. He is certainly the equal of Isaac Bashevis Singer, but he recreates the world of Polish Jewry with less mockery and with a more brooding sense of tragic loss.
Eng.Men
Mr. Grade paints with words a lively, personal look at Jewish life in the Jerusalem of Lithuania in the twilight of its existence. "My Mother's Sabbath Days" is written in a way that enables the reader to feel as if he or she is in Vilna with Mr. Grade. We share the burden of day to day life, the joy and peace of celebrating the Sabbath, and an unforgettable journey with the simple Jews of Vilna, right before the bloody tide of the Shoah swept into history this unique way of life in Eastern Europe.
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