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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 EditionIntroduction3IHistorical Overview7IIWitness Accounts791Ernest Landau: The First Days of Freedom792Julius Spokojny: Zionist Activist in the DP Camp873Arno Lustiger: Keeping the Memory Alive904Norbert Wollheim: Jewish Autonomy in the British Zone955Heinz Galinski: New Beginning of Jewish Life in Berlin1006Estrongo Nachama: The Singer of Auschwitz1027Nathan Peter Levinson: The Functions of a Rabbi in Postwar Germany1078Josef Warscher: From Buchenwald to Stuttgart1119Wolf Weil: A "Schindler Jew" in the Bavarian Province11410Arno Hamburger: Coming Home in the Uniform of the Jewish Brigade11711David Schuster: Restoration of a Small Jewish Community12012Simon Snopkowski: The Jewish Student Association12213Lilli Marx: Renewal of the German-Jewish Press12514E. G. Lowenthal: On Behalf of the Jewish Aid Organization130IIIFive Decades of Jewish Life in Postwar Germany135IVInterview with Ignatz Bubis, President of the Central Council of the Jews in Germany, on the Situation of German Jewry (July 1994)159Appendix: Bibliographical Essay163Notes173Index187
Series Title: History; Jewish studies
Other Titles: Nach dem Holocaust
Responsibility: Michael Brenner. Transl. from the German by Barbara Harshav


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