Dear Mendl, Dear Reyzl
Yiddish Letter Manuals from Russia and America
|Publication Date:||Apr 2014|
| Publisher:||Indiana University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
| Book Description: |
At the turn of the 20th century, Jewish families scattered by migration could stay in touch only through letters. Jews in the Russian Empire and America wrote business letters, romantic letters, and emotionally intense family letters. But for many Jews who were unaccustomed to communicating their public and private thoughts in writing, correspondence was a challenge. How could they make sure their spelling was correct and they were organizing their thoughts properly? A popular...