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For the last fifteen years the Workshop on Armenian Turkish Scholarship (WATS) has been the main forum where Turkish, Armenian and other historians conduct an informed debate about the destruction of... [Event]
Following the Amsterdam conference by Armenian and Turkish scholars (WATS), the NIOD institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the International Institute for Social History (IISH) will... [Event]
Five exhibitions of posters, photos and other documents 1. The Bund in pictures2. The Bund and Elections in Interbellum Poland3. Yiddish Revolutionary Propaganda  4. Socialist-revolutionary and... [Exhibition]
The IISH has a unique and manifold collection of Yiddish material consisting of books, brochures, periodicals and pamphlets of the early Jewish socialist and anarchist movement in Eastern and Western... [Collection guide]
Yiddish letters can be found in several archives which were acquired by the IISH in the course of time. Some of these are from archives bought to or deposited in the IISH shortly after its founding... [Collection highlight]
This guide contains useful advices and addresses for emigrants to the USA, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Brasil, South-Africa, Palestine and Autralia. [Collection item]
This booklet gives advice on how to educate little children in a healthy manner. [Collection item]
During the Interbellum, the ORT established vocational schools in Poland and the Baltic States and in a few cities of the Soviet-Union. Three photo's from: O.R.T. : Gezelshaft tsu farshpreyten... [Collection item]
A protest against the repression of the revolt of the Russian sailors by the Bolshevik authorities in Leningrad in 1921.  From the brochure: 'Kronstad the Paris Commune'. [Collection item]