Polin Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands
Edited by Antony Polonsky
Antony Polonsky was born in Johannesburg, and studied history and political science at the University of the Witwatersrand. He went to Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship in 1961 and read modern history at Worcester College and St Antony's College. He taught at the London School of Economics and Political Science from 1970 to 1992. Since then he has been at Brandeis University, where in 1999 he was appointed Albert Abramson Professor of Holocaust Studies, an appointment held jointly at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Brandeis University. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Warsaw, the Institute for the Human Sciences, Vienna, and the University of Cape Town; Skirball visiting fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies; and Senior Associate Member of St Antony's College, Oxford.
Note on place-Names Note on Transliteration The Sixtieth Anniversary of the Massacre in Jedwabne: Two Speeches Delivered in Jedwabne, 10 July 2001 Part 1 Jews in the Polish Borderlands Introduction ANTONY POLONSKY The Self-Perception of Lithuanian- Belarusian Jewry in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries VITAL ZAJKA Jewish Rights of Residence in Cieszyn Silesia, 1742-1848 JANUSZ SPYRA The Jewish Community in the Grand Duchy of Poznan under Prussian Rule, 1815-1848 SOPHIA KEMLEIN Between Germans and Poles: The Jews of Poznan in 1848 KRZYSZTOF A. MAKOWSKI The Rabbinical Seminaries as Institutions of Socialization in Tsarist Russia, 1847-1873 VERENA DOHRN The Zhitomir Rabbinical School: New Materials and Perspectives EFIM MELAMED Three Documents on Anti-Jewish Violence in the Eastern Kresy during the Polish-Soviet Conflict SARUNAS LIEKIS, LIDIA MILIAKOVA, and ANTONY POLONSKY The Policies of the Sanacja on the Jewish Minority in Silesia, 1926-1939 JACEK PIOTROWSKI The Vilna Years of Jakub Rotbaum ANNA HANNOWA Tsevorfene bleter: The Emergence of Yung Vilne JUSTIN D. CAMMY Jewish Autonomy in Inter-War Lithuania: An Interview with Yudl Mark DOV LEVIN The Transfer of the Vilna District into Lithuania, 1939 SARUNAS LIEKIS Jan Kazimierz University, 1936-1939: A Memoir BRONISLAWA WITZ-MARGULIES My First Encounters with Jews and Ukrainians JACEK KURON Lithuania Honours a Holocaust Rescuer JONATHAN GOLDSTEIN Part 2 New Views Christian Servants Employed by Jews in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries JUDITH KALIK Boleslaw Prus and the Dreyfus Case AGNIESZKA FRIEDRICH Jewish War Cemeteries in Western Galicia ADAM BARTOSZ New Sources on the History of the Old Synagogue in Lodz KRZYSZTOF STEFANSKI A Fish Breaks through the Net: Sven Norrman and the Holocaust JOZEF LEWANDOWSKI The Work and Recommendations of the Polish-Israeli Textbooks Committee SHEVACH EDEN The Image of the Holocaust in the Polish Historical Consciousness FELIKS TYCH Part 3 Reviews REVIEW ESSAYS John Paul II on Jews and Judaism ROBERT S. WISTRICH Recent Developments in the Historiography of Silesian Jews MARCIN WODZINSKI A Review of Some Recent Issues of the Biuletyn Zydowskiego Instytutu Historycznego ABRAHAM BRUMBERG Gates of Heaven ELEONORA BERGMAN Upside-Down History JERZY TOMASZEWSKI REVIEWS OBITUARIES Notes on the Contributors Glossary Index
'This volume is no exception to the generally high quality of the series ... gives a truly international perspective on the field ... well indexed and attractively printed and bound ... very useful for any collection that deals with east European Jewry.' Shaul Stampfer, Religious Studies Review
Size: 235 x 159 x 44 mm
Publication: October 1, 2001
Series: Polin Studies in Polish Jewry 14