Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 7

Jewish Life in Nazi-Occupied Warsaw

Edited by Antony Polonsky

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ISBN: 9781904113805

Publication: March 6, 2008

Series: Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry 7

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Published in the year of the fiftieth anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, this volume has a special section with memoirs and other material dealing with aspects of Jewish life in Nazi-occupied Warsaw. Topics covered in other articles include the autobiographies of Salomon Maimon and Jakob Fromer, entitled 'From the Ghetto to Modern Culture'; Jan Czynski and the question of equal rights for all religious faiths; education of Jewish women in the nineteenth century; ritual slaughter as a political issue; and the Jewish press in Krakow in the inter-war years. Contributors: Zygmunt Bauman, Czeslaw Brzoza, Joanna Rostropowicz Clark, Anna Clarke, Adam Galkowski, Jan Marek Gronski, Dora Katzenelson, Mark W. Kiel, Ariel Joseph Kochavi, Jerzy Lewinski, Zenon Nowak, Laura Quercioli, Richie Robertson, Marek Rudnicki, Szymon Rudnicki, Shaul Stampfer, Aharon Weiss, Tomasz Wisniewski, Josef Wrobel, Aleksander Zyga

Antony Polonsky is Professor Emeritus of Holocaust Studies at Brandeis University and chief historian of the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw. He is co-chair of the editorial collegium of Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry.

Statement from the Editors Articles A Brief History of the Jews in Royal Prussia before 1772 ZENON NOWAK From the Ghetto to Modern Culture: The Autobiographies of Salomon Maimon and Jakob Fromer RICHIE ROBERTSON Jan Czynski and the Question of Equality of Rights for all Religious Faiths in Poland ADAM GALKOWSKI Adam Mickiewicz's 'Forty and Four' or the Dangers of Playing with Kabbalahs JOANNA ROSTROPOWICZ CLARK Gender Differentiation and Education of the Jewish Women in Nineteenth-Century Eastern Europe SHAUL STAMPFER Vox Populi, Vox Dei: The Centrality of Peretz in Jewish Folkloristics MARK W. KIEL The Linas-Hatsedek Charitable Fraternity in Bialystok, 1885-1939 TOMASZ WISNIEWSKI The Jewish Press in Krakow, 1918-1939 CZESLAW BRZOZA Ritual Slaughter as a Political Issue SZYMON RUDNICKI Britain and the Jewish Exodus from Poland Following the Second World War ARIEL JOSEPH KOCHAVI Henryk Grynberg Calls Poland to Account JOSEF WROBEL Life in Nazi-Occupied Warsaw Three Ghetto Sketches JAN MAREK GRONSKI My Recollections of the Deportation of Janusz Korczak MAREK RUDNICKI The Death of Adam Czerniakow and Janusz Korczak's Last Journey JERZY LEWINSKI Sister Wanda ANNA CLARKE Notes The Activities of the Democratic Societies and Democratic Party in Defending Jewish Rights in Poland on the Eve of Hitler's Invasion AHARON WEISS Documents Dealing with the History of Jews in Galicia in Lwow Archives DORA KATZENELSON Review Articles The Literary Afterlife of Polish Jewry ZYGMUNT BAUMAN Jewish Themes in 'The Beautiful Mrs Seidenmann' by Andrzej Szczypiorski LAURA QUERCIOLI About the 'Jews-in-Poland' Exhibition, Krakow, 1989 ALEKSANDER ZYGA Contributors

Format: Paperback

Size: 234 × 156 × 18 mm

350 Pages

8 tables

ISBN: 9781904113805

Publication: March 6, 2008

Series: Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry 7

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