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Jewish resistance against the Nazis

Author: Patrick Henry; Berel Lang
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : The Catholic University of America Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume puts to rest the myth that the Jews went passively to the slaughter like sheep. Indeed Jews resisted in every Nazi-occupied country - in the forests, the ghettos, and the concentration camps. The essays presented here consider Jewish resistance to be resistance by Jewish persons in specifically Jewish groups, or by Jewish persons working within non-Jewish organizations. Resistance could be armed revolt;  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Henry; Berel Lang
ISBN: 9780813225890 0813225892
OCLC Number: 861497294
Description: xxxviii, 630 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Myths and facts --
The myth of Jewish passivity / Richard Middleton-Kaplan --
Why didn't they resist more? / Berel Lang --
Jewish resistance : facts, omissions, and distortions / Nechama Tec --
Part 2. Western Europe and the Yishuv --
Up in arms : Jewish resistance against Nazi Germany in France / Nathan Bracher --
Unarmed combat : Jewish humanitarian resistance in France during the Shoah / Nancy Lefenfeld --
Unique aspects of Jewish armed resistance and rescue in Belgium / Suzanne Vromen --
Resistance and Italian Jews in wartime Italy / Ariella Lang --
Greek responses to the Nazis in the mountains and in the camps / Steven Bowman --
"Therefore be courageous, Too" : Jewish resistance and rescue in the Netherlands / Yehudi Lindeman and Hans de Vries --
Between accommodation and awareness : Jewish resistance in Scandinavia under Nazism / Cecilie Felicia Stokholm Banke --
Organizing Jewish resistance : the decision-making and executive array in Yishuv rescue operations during the Holocaust / Tuvia Friling --
Part 3. Children as resisters and music as resistance --
Raising their voices : children's resistance through diary writing and song / Debórah Dwork --
An untold story of rescue : Jewish children and youth in German-occupied Poland / Joanna Beata Michlic --
Music as resistance / Nick Strimple --
Part 4. Central and Eastern Europe --
Jewish resistance in Nazi Germany and Austria, 1933-45 / Dieter Kuntz --
"Three lines in history?" : modes of Jewish resistance in Eastern European ghettos / Dalia Ofer --
Jewish resistance in the Warsaw ghetto / Avinoam Patt --
Courage to defy : Jews of the independent state of Croatia fight back, 1941-45 / Esther Gitman --
Legal tools Instead of weapons : Jewish resistance to the state takeover of urban real estate and businesses during the Antonescu Regime, 1940-44 / Ştefan Ionescu --
Jewish resistance in the Ukraine and Belarus during the Holocaust / Yehuda Bauer --
Jewish resistance in Slovakia, 1938-45 / Hana Kubátová --
Defying genocide : Jewish resistance and self-rescue in Hungary / Gábor Kádár, Christine Schmidt van der Zanden, and Zoltán Vági --
Resistance in the camps / Robert Jan van Pelt.
Responsibility: edited by Patrick Henry.

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This volume puts to rest the myth that the Jews went passively to the slaughter like sheep. Indeed Jews resisted in every Nazi-occupied country in the forests, the ghettos, and the concentration  Read more...

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