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Hidden in thunder : perspectives on faith, Halachah and leadership during the Holocaust

Author: Esther Farbstein; Rachelle Emanuel
Publisher: Jerusalem : Mossad Harav Kook, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on documentation from various archives, discusses religious and halakhic issues which affected the lives of observant Jews during the Holocaust. Includes chapters on the reactions of rabbis in various towns to reports on the extermination of Jews; the persecution and suffering of rabbis and the rescue of some hasidic rabbis; halakhic rulings in ghettos and camps, e.g. concerning the desire of individual Jews  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Farbstein; Rachelle Emanuel
OCLC Number: 123309949
Notes: Translation of: Be-seter raʻam : halakhah, hagut u-manhigut bi-yeme ha-Shoʼah.
Description: 2 volumes (769 pages) : illustrations, facsimiles, map, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Leaders and followers. To the rabbi's house : community rabbis and the reports of mass murder ; Eyes of the community : the rescue of Hasidic leaders --
Halachah. History from a halachic perspective : approaches to Halachah in the Holocaust ; One Jewish life : a historical and halachic look at rescue ; Until the wrath passes : survival in non-Jewish garb ; Questions from hell : excerpts from the writings of Rabbi Yehoshua Moshe Aronson --
Family. Building amidst the ruins : weddings during the Holocaust ; "What Is Sobibór?" : the issue of Agunot after the Holocaust --
Voice of faith. Prayers of the afflicted --
Rabbinical thought. Kiddush Hashem during the Holocaust ; The teachings of the Piaseczner rebbe in the Warsaw Ghetto --
The survivors. Rising from the ashes : introduction ; Whole and shattered tablets : survivors and their faith ; Spiritual leadership in the DP camps --
Documentation. Diaries versus memoirs as historical sources ; Two letters from survivors.
Other Titles: Be-seter raʻam.
Responsibility: Esther Farbstein ; translated by Deborah Stern ; [editor of the English edition, Rachelle Emanuel].

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Based on documentation from various archives, discusses religious and halakhic issues which affected the lives of observant Jews during the Holocaust. Includes chapters on the reactions of rabbis in various towns to reports on the extermination of Jews; the persecution and suffering of rabbis and the rescue of some hasidic rabbis; halakhic rulings in ghettos and camps, e.g. concerning the desire of individual Jews to sacrifice themselves for others; rulings on problems involved in posing as a non-Jew; marriage, prayers, and the sanctification of God's name during the Holocaust; responsa of Rabbi Yehoshua Moshe Aronzon, a rabbi in Sanniki, Poland, who survived Nazi camps; sermons delivered by Rabbi Kalonimus Kalmish Shapira in the Warsaw ghetto; diaries, memoirs, and letters of survivors.

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