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Odessa
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Between 1860 and 1940 the city of Odessa in southern Ukraine developed an innovative and influential literary output and an extensive range of Jewish periodicals in Hebrew, Yiddish, and Russian. Nearly all of the significant Jewish writers and poets who were either born in Odessa or migrated to it felt a particular connection to the city. Even those writers who later turned their backs on Odessa as the political, cultura…

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Herlihy, Patricia, “Odessa”, 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 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0592>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20210312



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