Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1

Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Edied Antony Polonsky

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ISBN: 9781904113171

Publication: July 1, 2004

Series: Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry 1

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In this volume of Polin, scholars from the fields of history, sociology, politics, anthropology, linguistics, literature, and folklore explore central themes in Jewish and European history. Launching what was to become a comprehensive and vigorous forum for discussion of all aspects of the Jewish experience in Poland, this first volume established the pattern of bringing together work by established and younger scholars from many countries. CONTRIBUTORS Israel Bartal, Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, David Biale, Jan Blonski, Alina Cala, Andrzej Chojnowski, David Engel, Jozef Garlinski, Jacob Goldberg, Gershon David Hundert, John D. Klier, Moshe Mishkinsky, Magdalena Opalski, M. J. Rosman, Rafael Scharf, Robert M. Seltzer, Chone Shmeruk, Jerzy Tomaszewski, Paul Wexler, Steven J. Zipperstein

Antony Polonsky is Professor Emeritus at Brandeis University and Chief Historian of the Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw.

Statement from the Editors Articles The Reconstruction of Pre-Ashkenazic Jewish Settlements in the Slavic Lands in the Light of Linguistic Sources Paul Wexler Jewish Perceptions of Insecurity and Powerlessness in 16th–18th Century Poland M. J. Rosman Some Basic Characteristics of the Jewish Experience in Poland Gershon David Hundert The Changes in the Attitude of Polish Society towards the Jews in the 18th Century Jacob Goldberg Eros and Enlightenment: Love against Marriage in the East European Jewish Enlightenment David Biale Polish-Jewish Relations and the January Uprising: The Polish Perspective Magdalena Opalski Loyalty to the Crown or Polish Patriotism? The Metamorphoses of an Anti-Polish Story of the 1863 Insurrection Israel Bartal The Polish Revolt of 1863 and the Birth of Russification: Bad for the Jews? John D. Klier A Turning Point in the History of Polish Socialism and its Attitude towards the Jewish Question Moshe Mishkinsky The Question of the Assimilation of Jews in the Polish Kingdom, 1864-1987: An Interpretative Essay Alina Cala The Sedular Appropriation of Hasidism by an East European Jewish Intellectual: Dubnow, Renan, and the Besht Robert M. Seltzer Some Methodological Problems of the Study of Jewish History in Poland between the Two World Wars Jerzy Tomaszewski Jews and Poles in Yiddish Literature in Poland between the Two World Wars Chone Shmeruk Is there a Jewish School of Polish Literature? Jan Blonski The Underground Movement in Auschwitz Concentration Camp Józef Garlinski Documents Jerzy Tomaszewski, Pinsk, Staurday, 5 April 1919 Interview On Translating the Bible into Polish: An Interview with Czeslaw Milosz, conducted by Ewa Czarnecka A Dialogue In Anger and In Sorrow Rafael Scharf Some Thoughts on Polish-Jewish Relations Wladyslaw Bartoszewski Bibliographical Essays The Jewish Community of the Second Republic in Polish Historiography of the 1980s Andrzej Chojnowski The Western Allies and the Holocaust David Engel Five Wartime Testimonies Wladyslaw Bartoszewski Ashkenzaic Jewry and the Catastrophe Steven J. Zipperstein Book Reviews Notes on Contributors

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 x 156 x 22 mm

434 Pages

ISBN: 9781904113171

Publication: July 1, 2004

Series: Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry 1

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