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93 Not all Yiddish anarchists adhered to Yanovsky’s views. Revolutionary currents remained, especially among younger radicals. Much of this opposition coalesced around Philadelphia’s Radical Library Group, cofounded in 1905 by Joseph J. Cohen, a former rabbinical student turned anarchist. These dissidents made common cause with some of the old guard inteligentn, including Solotaroff and Katts, who resented Yanovsky’s high-handedness and had, along with Goldman, defended Czolgosz’s actions as those of a sincere revolutionary.
From Saul Yanovsky, Ershte yorn fun yidishn frayhaytlekhn sotsializm (New York: Fraye Arbeter Shtime, 1948). 87 The revived paper promoted gradual change based in day-to-day engagement with cooperatives, education, and labor unions. Yiddish anarchists experimented with numerous worker, consumer, agricultural, and residential cooperative projects intended to free participants from capitalist exploitation. However, they had more success with their educational endeavors, which in addition to self-education circles included the Francisco Ferrer Center, a multiethnic radical venture established on the Lower East Side in early 1911and relocated to Jewish Harlem the following year.
Similarly, though Joseph J. Cohen was active in the socialist movement in Minsk for more than a decade before emigrating in 1903, he never encountered the term anarchism before arriving in the United States. Hillel Solotaroff voyaged to America as a member of Am Oylom and then spent four years earning a medical degree before joining the anarchist ranks in 1886. ’”21 The path to a Yiddish anarchist movement, however, began with a Russian detour, German and British interventions, and an American gallows.