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After the Holocaust : rebuilding Jewish lives in postwar Germany

After the Holocaust : rebuilding Jewish lives in postwar Germany

Author: Michael Brenner; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
This landmark book is the first comprehensive account of the lives of the Jews who remained in Germany immediately following the war. Gathering never-before-published eyewitness accounts from Holocaust survivors, Michael Brenner presents a remarkable history of this period. While much has been written on the Holocaust itself, until now little has been known about the fate of those survivors who remained in Germany.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Brenner; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0691026653 9780691026657 0691006792 9780691006796
OCLC Number: 36364083
Language Note: Translation of: Nach dem Holocaust.
Description: x, 196 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Liberated--but not free --
Culture behind barbed wire --
Autonomy and emigration --
Yekkes and Ostjuden --
Victims and defeated --
The establishment of Jewish life --
Ernest Landau: the first days of freedom --
Julius Spokojny: Zionist activist in the DP camp --
Arno Lustiger: keeping the memory alive --
Norbert Wollheim: Jewish autonomy in the British zone --
Heinz Galinski: new beginning of Jewish life in Berlin --
Estrongo Nachama: the singer of Auschwitz --
Nathan Peter Levinson: the functions of a rabbi in postwar Germany. Josef Warscher: from Buchenwald to Stuttgart --
Wolf Weil: a "Schindler Jew" in the Bavarian Province --
Arno Hamburger: coming home in the uniform of the Jewish brigade --
David Schuster: restoration of a small Jewish community --
Simon Snopkowski: the Jewish Student Association --
Lilli Marx: renewal of the German-Jewish Press --
E.G. Lowenthal: on behalf of the Jewish aid organization. From Auerbach to Nachmann --
Demographic development --
On the other side of the wall --
Jewish identity in postwar Germany --
Religious and cultural life --
Jewish culture without Jews? --
Interview with Ignatz Bubis, president of the Central Council of the Jews in Germany, on the situation of German Jewry (July 1994).
Other Titles: Nach dem Holocaust.
Responsibility: Michael Brenner ; translated from the german by Barbara Harshav.
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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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"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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