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Gallery 6: On the Jewish Street, 1918–1939

Literarishe bleter, which appeared weekly from May 1924 to June 1939, brought modern YiddishYiddishthe historic Jewish vernacular of Ashkenazi Jews, a fusion of German dialects, Hebrew and Aramaic, and Judeo-Romance and Slavic languages. The beginnings of Yiddish are in the Rhineland in the Middle Ages. About 13 million people spoke Yiddish before the Second World War. culture to Jews across the globe. The magazine also included features on the newest cultural developments in Poland and abroad. Articles on Albert Einstein, Esperanto, Julian Tuwim, the filming of The Dybbuk, the latest book on motherhood, and visual and graphic art are featured in an interactive presentation of this magazine. On the wall, to the right, is an interactive presentation of modern Yiddish literature inspired by micrography, the art of composing the portrait of an author from the words of his text. On the opposite wall are the front pages of many Yiddish newspapers.