Re: Why was I told my mother's family were German Jews when they weren't? #austria-czech


flmillner@...
 

I would guess that the "Russian" Jews were Litvaks, and the "German" Jews were Galitzianers.  Each group held itself as the correct culture, so I bet it was your mother's side that implied they were superior!
Fred Millner,
Trenton, NJ

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