Comrade Abram

Barcode: 58946856 Call Number: International Jewry Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 18 min. Date: 1919, [200-?] Language: Yiddish Description: One of thirteen single-reel agitki made to be shown on the agit-trains that carried propaganda across post-revolutionary Russia. It focuses on Abram Hersh, a young Jewish pogrom survivor, factory worker and organizer in Moscow who rises to leadership in the Red Army. This short emphasizes Hersh's suffering and heroism as both worker and Jew, and promotes solidarity over antisemitism Subjects: International Jewry Collection: Martin Salinger Resource Collection