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Writers on the Wall

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A toy-making workshop run by ORT (Society for Handicraft and Agricultural Work among the Jews of Russia), Evpatoria, Ukrainian SSR (now in Ukraine), 1935. On the wall, portraits of Lenin and Stalin.

Tearoom of a Po‘ale Tsiyon home for workers in the Praga suburb, Warsaw, ca. 1920s. On the wall are portraits of Karl Marx and Ber Borokhov

A group of Jewish men on the eve of their induction into the Polish army at the age of 21, with a portrait of Marxist Zionist theoretician and founder of the Po‘ale Tsiyon party Ber Borokhov, Lublin, 1919.

Yankev Dinezon (seated), with Y. L. Peretz and a framed portrait of Mendele Moykher-Sforim (Sholem Yankev Abramovitsh), ca. 1890s. Published in the Russian Empire, n.d

Board of the Jewish Labor Bund-affiliated leatherworkers and tanners union with a portrait of the late Bundist leader Vladimir Medem, Lublin, Poland, 1929

Bundist leaders at a Poland-wide gathering, Warsaw, 1928; (left to right) Yisroel Lichtenstein, Yitskhok Rafes, Henryk Erlich, Yekusiel Portnoy, and Bella Shapiro. At left is a portrait of Bundist leader Vladimir Medem, who died in 1923; at upper right, a portrait of Bundist leader Bronisław Grosser (1883–1912). The Yiddish banner reads: “Bund in Poland. Proletarians from all lands unite!” Photograph by Ch. Bojm

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