Polin Volume 7: A Journal of Polish-Jewish Studies / Edition 1

Polin Volume 7: A Journal of Polish-Jewish Studies / Edition 1

by Antony Polonsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631189327

ISBN-13: 9780631189329

Pub. Date: 03/10/1993

Publisher: Wiley

First 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…  See more details below

Overview

First 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 Kraków in the inter-war years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631189329
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/10/1993
Series:
Polin Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Statement from the Editors.

Part I: Articles:.

1. A Brief History of the Jews in Royal Prussia before 1772: Zenon Nowak.

2. From the Ghetto to Modern Culture: Ritchie Robertson.

3. Jan Czynski and the Question of Equality of Rights for all Religious Faiths in Poland: Adam Galkowski.

4. Clark Adam Mickiewicz's 'Forth and Four' or the Dangers of Playing with Kabbalahs: Joanna Rostropowicz.

5. Gender Differentiation and Education of the Jewish Woman in Nineteenth-Century Eastern Europe: Shaul Stampfer.

6. Vox Populi, Vox Dei: The Centrality of Peretz in Jewish Fokloristics: Mark W. Kiel.

7. The Linas-Hatsedek Charitable Fraternity in Bialystock, 1885-1939: Tomasz Wisniewski.

8. The Jewish Press in Krakow: Czeslaw Brzoza.

9. Ritual Slaughter as a Political Issue: Szymon Rudnicki.

10. Britain and the Jewish Exodus from Poland Following the Second World War: Ariel Joseph Kochavi.

Part II: Life in Nazi Occupied Warsaw:.

11. Three Ghetto Sketches: Jan Marek Gronski.

12. My Recollections of the Deportation of Janusz Korczak.

13. The Death of Adam Czerniakow and Janusz Korczak's Last Journey: Jerzy Lewinski.

14. 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.

Part III: Documents:.

15. Dealing with the History of Jews in Galicia in Lwow Archives: Dora Katzenelson.

Contributors.

Notes for Contributors.

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