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Publication Date: January 2005

Publisher(s): Association for Jewish Studies; Association for Jewish Studies

Author(s): Zachary M. Baker; Zachary M. Baker

Series: AJS Perspectives: The Newsletter of the Association for Jewish Studies, Spring 2005, pp.26-27.

Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive

Topic: Culture and religion (Religion and religious groups)
Education (Information services and sources)

Keywords: Yiddish; Education; Libraries; Judaic Studies

Type: Report

Coverage: California California


The author describes materials available at Stanford University's the Friends of the Secuar Yiddish School System in North America (SYSNA) Collection. The author describes this unique movement, its place in American historical context, its parallels to and differences from similar phenomena, and some of the scholarship being pursued using materials such as that in Stanford's SYSNA Collection, and others.