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[Der] Emes
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Der Emes (The Truth) was the first Yiddish-language communist newspaper. It was established in 1918 as an organ of the Jewish Commissariat of the Soviet government and was the central organ of the Soviet-Yiddish press until 1938. As a daily paper, Der Emes reproduced a great deal of material in the form of translations from Pravda and other central Soviet papers and so adopted the cumbersome style and content of these publications, if n…

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Estraikh, Gennady, “[Der] Emes”, 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 30 September 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0203>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401

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