„You are lighting a fire beneath the open sky, while your own family in your own house is freezing.“

— I. L. Peretz, Context: [About loyalty to Judaism] Don't assume, Jewish intellectuals, that you are doing your duty by working... for so-called Humanity.... You are lighting a fire beneath the open sky, while your own family in your own house is freezing. Bildung, 1890. Alle Verk, xii. 20ff. S. Liptzin. Peretz. Yivo, 1947, pp. 334–8.

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Escritor, poeta e teatrólogo em língua iídiche 1852 - 1915

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