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Holocaust survivors in postwar Germany, 1945-1957

Author: Margarete Myers Feinstein
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Stranded in Germany after the Second World War, 300,000 Holocaust survivors began to rebuild their lives while awaiting emigration. Brought together by their shared persecution, Jewish displaced persons forged a vibrant community, redefining Jewish identity after Auschwitz. Asserting their dignity as Jews, they practiced Jewish rituals, created new families, embraced Zionism, agitated against British policies in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margarete Myers Feinstein
ISBN: 9780521429580 0521429587 9781107670198 1107670195
OCLC Number: 318672984
Language Note: English.
Description: viii, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Bamidbar: in the wilderness --
The living and the dead --
The new Jewish man and woman --
Guarantors of the future: DP children --
Performing identity and building community --
Out of the wilderness.
Responsibility: Margarete Myers Feinstein.

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Stranded in Germany after the Second World War, 300,000 Holocaust survivors began to rebuild their lives while awaiting emigration. Asserting their dignity as Jews, they practised Jewish rituals,  Read more...

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'Margarete Myers Feinstein's Holocaust Survivors in Postwar Germany is a wonderful book. Meticulously researched and well written it tells the compelling story of the immediate post-liberation years Read more...

 
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