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Schnorrers - Wandering Jews in Germany 1850-1914, Bornstein, Roni Aaron
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Author Name:    Bornstein, Roni Aaron

Title:   Schnorrers - Wandering Jews in Germany 1850-1914

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Samuel Wachtman's Sons, Inc. 

ISBN Number:   1888820535 / 9781888820539

Seller ID:   ING9781888820539

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The lives of those many Jewish people who achieved great success in Germany have been well documented, but there is another side to this story-that of the hundreds of thousands of poor migrants, beggars and wandering Jews who struggled to eke out a meager living as they moved from community to community. Some of those beggars told stories (in Yiddish: "Schnur"), which is why they were called Schnorrers. These Schnorrers wandered from place to place in search of work and food. Our book tells their story. Dr. Roni Aaron Bornstein has a PhD in European History from Tel Aviv University. The author spent several years in various German and Jewish community archives all over Germany, where he was exposed to a large number of primary sources, published here in English for the first time. Dr. Bornstein is currently the owner and CEO of a number of companies, as well as the chairman of the Israel-Japan Friendship Society and Chamber of Commerce.

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