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1938-1944

Marcel Reich-Ranicki

in The Author of Himself: The Life of Marcel Reich-Ranicki

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691206066
eISBN:
9780691206059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691206066.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This part describes how Warsaw became the author's home in 1938. He held various jobs until he was forced to live in the ghetto, where he was employed as a translator and interpreter by the Jewish ... More


From Homeland to Statehood

Adam M. Howard

in Sewing the Fabric of Statehood: Garment Unions, American Labor, and the Establishment of the State of Israel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041464
eISBN:
9780252050060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041464.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The 1939 McDonald White Paper proved calamitous for European Jews as it severely limited immigration to Palestine. This led the AFL and the recently formed CIO to pressure the British government to ... More


The community today and its recent history

Derek Fraser

in Leeds and its Jewish community: A history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526123084
eISBN:
9781526144676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123084.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The final chapter falls into two parts, a survey of developments in the second half of the twentieth century and some final thoughts analysing the key themes of the book as a whole. Social mobility, ... More


Establishment of the Jewish Order Service

Katarzyna Person

in Warsaw Ghetto Police: The Jewish Order Service during the Nazi Occupation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754074
eISBN:
9781501754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754074.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces Adam Czerniaków, chairman of the Jewish Council (Judenrat) in Warsaw, who was ordered to establish a “Jewish Order Service.” It explains that the Jewish police force was ... More


The Accusation of Ritual Murder in Poland, 1500‒1800

Zenon Guldon and Jacek Wijaczka

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 10: Jews in Early Modern Poland

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774310
eISBN:
9781800340671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774310.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes the occurrences of accusations of ritual murder against Jews between 1500 and 1800 in the territories of Poland. In that period, these lands constituted the ‘main centre and ... More


Pinsk (1881–1914)

in The Jews of Pinsk, 1881 to 1941

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804741583
eISBN:
9780804785020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804741583.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In 1881–1914, Pinsk was a relatively small city in Belarus. Nevertheless, it earned a place of honor on the Jewish map owing to the intensity of its communal life, the development of civic ... More


Lucjan Dobroszycki, editor. The Chronicle of the Łódź Ghetto 1947-1944. New Haven, Connecticut and London: Yale University Press. 1984. Pp. 551.

John P. Fox

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 1: Poles and Jews: Renewing the Dialogue

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113171
eISBN:
9781800340589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113171.003.0052
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates The Chronicle of the Łódź Ghetto 1941–1944 (1984), which was edited by Lucjan Dobroszycki. In a truly devastating manner, the Chronicle highlights such questions as the role ... More


Introduction

Katarzyna Person

in Warsaw Ghetto Police: The Jewish Order Service during the Nazi Occupation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501754074
eISBN:
9781501754098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501754074.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes lawyers, engineers, young yeshiva graduates, and sons of businessmen with connections that came from Warsaw and its suburbs, such as Łódz. It recounts the autumn of 1940 when ... More


Going National: In which several women’s organizations lend support for the resurrection of New Orleans

Emmanuel David

in Women of the Storm: Civic Activism after Hurricane Katrina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041266
eISBN:
9780252099861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041266.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter documents Women of the Storm’s efforts to expand its membership base by partnering with national-level women’s organizations, including the Association of Junior Leagues International, ... More


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