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Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Author: Seán Hand; Steven T Katz
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2015] ©2015
Series: Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite an outpouring of scholarship on the Holocaust, little work has focused on what happened to Europe's Jewish communities after the war ended. And unlike many other European nations in which the majority of the Jewish population perished, France had a significant post-war Jewish community that numbered in the hundreds of thousands. Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955 offers new insight on key aspects  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955.
New York : New York University Press, [2015]
(DLC) 2014044423
(OCoLC)893452395
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Seán Hand; Steven T Katz
ISBN: 9781479814954 1479814954
OCLC Number: 910448133
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 240 pages)
Contents: The revival of French Jewry in post-Holocaust France: challenges and opportunities / David Weinberg --
The encounter between "native" and "immigrant" Jews in post-Holocaust France: negotiating difference / Maud Mandel --
Centralizing the political Jewish voice in post-Holocaust France: discretion and development / Samuel Ghiles-Meilhac --
Post-Holocaust book restitutions: how one state agency helped revive Republican Franco-Judaism / Lisa Moses Leff --
Lost children and lost childhoods: memory in post-Holocaust France / Daniella Doron --
Orphans of the Shoah and Jewish identity in post-Holocaust France: from the individual to the collective / Susan Rubin Suleiman --
Jewish children's homes in post-Holocaust France: personal témoignages / Lucille Cairns --
Post-Holocaust French writing: reflecting on evil in 1947 / Bruno Chaouat --
Léon Poliakov, the origins of Holocaust studies and theories of anti-Semitism: rereading Bréviaire de la haine / Jonathan Judaken --
André Neher: a post-Shoah prophetic vocation / Edward K. Kaplan --
René Cassin and the Alliance Israélite Unvierselle: a republican in post-Holocaust France / Jay Winter.
Series Title: Elie Wiesel Center for Judaic Studies series.
Responsibility: edited by Seán Hand and Steven T. Katz.
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Despite an outpouring of scholarship on the Holocaust, little work has focused on what happened to Europe's Jewish communities after the war ended. And unlike many other European nations in which the majority of the Jewish population perished, France had a significant post-war Jewish community that numbered in the hundreds of thousands. Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955 offers new insight on key aspects of French Jewish life in the decades following the end of World War II. How Jews had been treated during the war continued to influence both Jewish and non-Jewish society in the p ...

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This astute and wide-ranging collection captures multiple dimensions of French Jews reactions after World War II to a society that simultaneously had delivered 76,000 of them to death yet saved Read more...

 
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