Jewish Music in Poland
between the World Wars

Translation of
Muzika Yehudit B'Polin Bein Shtei Milchamot Haolam

Written by Issachar Fater


Project Coordinator

Ada Holtzman z”l

This is a translation from: Muzika Yehudit B'Polin Bein Shtei Milchamot Haolam
(Jewish Music in Poland between the World Wars), Written by Issachar Fater, Tel Aviv, 1992 (Hebrew)

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Hakkibutz Hameuchad,
Tel Aviv, 1992 (Hebrew)
ISBN 965-02-0060-6

The book was written originally and published in Yiddish:
Fater, Issachar: Yiddishe Muzik in Poiln: Tzvishn Beide Velt-Milkhamos
Jewish Music in Poland Between the Two World Wars. Tel Aviv,
Welt-Federatzie fun Poilishe Yidn, 1970

The book was also translated to Polish and published recently in Poland:
Fater Issachar: “Muzyka Zydowska w Polsce w Okresie Miedzywojennym”
Oficyna Wydawnicza
Warszawa 1997
ISBN 83-86678-51-8
Book is available at the JHI in Warszawa: (among others):
The Jewish Historical Institute in Poland
ul. Tlomackie 3/5
Tel: 22/8279221
Fax: 22/8278372


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Israel Faiwiszis 156
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