Bund
(3,894 words)

The General Jewish Labor Bund, short: Bund, was founded in Vilna in 1897 as a socialist and anti-Zionist party closely connected to the world of Jewish workers and small artisans in the Pale of Settlement and later also in Poland due to its concept of doikayt (hereness) and by means of its network of trade unions and educational and cultural institutions. In addition to its socialist program, the Bund promoted national-cultural autonomy and became the most …

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Gertrud Pickhan, Berlin, “Bund”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0130>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409



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