Jack Jacobs

Jack Jacobs is professor and deputy executive officer of the Ph.D./M.A. Program in Political Science, The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, and professor of Government at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. He is the author of On Socialists and “The Jewish Question” after Marx (1992) and the editor of Jewish Politics in Eastern Europe: The Bund at One Hundred (2001).

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Women in the Bund

Jewish women played leading roles in the formative years of the General Jewish Workers’ Bund, which was established in the Tsarist Empire in 1897, and initially participated in the movement in large numbers. However, the Bund had somewhat less success in mobilizing women in independent Poland between the two world wars than it had during the Tsarist era.


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