Jewish Immigration to America

The Story Repeats Itself (A Hanukah Motif)

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Title

The Story Repeats Itself (A Hanukah Motif)

Date

December 23, 1921

Subject

Immigration Restriction
Press, Yiddish
Gompers, Samuel

Description

Referencing the desecration of the Temple in Jerusalem, a figure labeled “Reaction” together with labor leader Samuel Gompers (who supported the quota) force a pig marked “Anti-immigration edicts” toward the altar of American nationalism, where it is to be sacrificed in the name of hatred. The pillars in the Temple are marked, “Humanity,” “Justice,” “Freedom,” and “Hospitality.”

Creator

Zuni Maud
Der groyser kundes

Source

YIVO Library

Publisher

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Format

JPEG

Language

Yiddish

Type

Cartoon

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Citation

Zuni Maud and Der groyser kundes, “The Story Repeats Itself (A Hanukah Motif),” YIVO Online Exhibitions, accessed October 21, 2021, https://immigrationusa.yivo.org/items/show/6361.
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