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The Lodz Towers of Babel : Industry and Religious Politics in Lodz before World War I
Jan 28 2009


NATALIE AND MENDEL RACOLIN MEMORIAL LECTURE  -  MAX WEINREICH CENTER

Yedida Kanfer - doctoral candidate, Yale University

In the years before World War I, the industrial city of Lodz, one of the greatest textile centers of the Russian Empire, was a center of Jewish religious institutions in Russian Poland. This talk will explain the link between Lodz and religious infrastructure, between industry and Orthodox politics.



The Lodz Towers of Babel Audio