The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

"Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece"

In the wake of the Ottoman Empire, Jews living in Salonica were forced to reimagine their communities and rethink their place in the newly formed nation-state of Greece. Devin Naar joins us this week to speak about his new book, Jewish Salonica: Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece, and about how access to previously confiscated archives helped to inform his understanding of these communities.

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