CONTRIBUTOR

Eli Rosenblatt

University of California, Berkeley

Eli Rosenblatt received his PhD in Jewish Studies from the University of California, Berkeley in 2017. His dissertation, titled “Enlightening the Skin: Travel, Racial Language, and Rabbinic Intertextuality in Modern Yiddish Literature,explored “Black-Jewish Relations” as an imagined and imaginative construct in Eastern European Jewish literature and culture. His writing and translations have appeared in Midrasz, In geveb, CritCom, Tablet, and the Forward. An article and translation regarding modern Jewish attitudes towards wealth, poverty, and modern slavery is forthcoming from Brown Judaic Studies.

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Text & Translation

די שקלאַפֿערײַ אָדער די לײַב־אייגנשאַפֿט

Slavery or Serfdom

Isaac Meir Dik

Translation by Eli Rosenblatt

Dik’s introduction to his 1868 translation of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

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