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After the Holocaust rebuilding Jewish lives in postwar Germany

Author: Michael Brenner; Barbara Harshav
Publisher: Princeton, NJ [u.a.] Princeton Univ. Press 1999
Series: History; Jewish studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Offers an account of the lives of the Jews who remained in Germany immediately following the war. This book analyzes such diverse aspects as liberation from concentration camps, cultural and  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Brenner; Barbara Harshav
ISBN: 0691006792 9780691006796
OCLC Number: 836788832
Description: x, 196 S Ill
Contents: Preface to the English Edition Introduction 3I Historical Overview 7II Witness Accounts 791 Ernest Landau: The First Days of Freedom 792 Julius Spokojny: Zionist Activist in the DP Camp 873 Arno Lustiger: Keeping the Memory Alive 904 Norbert Wollheim: Jewish Autonomy in the British Zone 955 Heinz Galinski: New Beginning of Jewish Life in Berlin 1006 Estrongo Nachama: The Singer of Auschwitz 1027 Nathan Peter Levinson: The Functions of a Rabbi in Postwar Germany 1078 Josef Warscher: From Buchenwald to Stuttgart 1119 Wolf Weil: A "Schindler Jew" in the Bavarian Province 11410 Arno Hamburger: Coming Home in the Uniform of the Jewish Brigade 11711 David Schuster: Restoration of a Small Jewish Community 12012 Simon Snopkowski: The Jewish Student Association 12213 Lilli Marx: Renewal of the German-Jewish Press 12514 E. G. Lowenthal: On Behalf of the Jewish Aid Organization 130III Five Decades of Jewish Life in Postwar Germany 135IV Interview with Ignatz Bubis, President of the Central Council of the Jews in Germany, on the Situation of German Jewry (July 1994) 159 Appendix: Bibliographical Essay 163 Notes 173 Index 187
Series Title: History; Jewish studies
Other Titles: Nach dem Holocaust
Responsibility: Michael Brenner. Transl. from the German by Barbara Harshav


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"A very readable and useful study, written with the engaged sympathy of an insider and the balanced judgments of a fine historian."--Kirkus Reviews "If the middle section of interviews seems Read more...

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