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Hidden Children of the Holocaust

Suzanne Vromen

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195181289
eISBN:
9780199870752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181289.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

At the time of the Nazi invasion in May 1940, Belgium was a Catholic country with linguistic divisions between north and south. The Catholic Church was the only institution untouched by the German ... More


Education

Marion A. Kaplan

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows how the experiences of Jewish children, teens, and young adults in the German education system had a critical impact on how they formed their identities as Jews and as Germans. ... More


Education and Vocational Training

Trude Maurer

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0022
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows that toward the end of the Weimar Republic the Jewish school system became an institution of protection against antisemitism and of strengthening Jewish consciousness. As the Nazis ... More


The Daily Lives of Jewish Children and Youth in the “Third Reich”

Marion A. Kaplan

in Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195130928
eISBN:
9780199854486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130928.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter describes the lives of Jewish children and youth under the Nazi regime. The opening section relates the lives of Jewish students in Aryan schools and reveals that even before the laws on ... More


Basketball and Community

Peter Levine

in To Ebbets Field: Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085556
eISBN:
9780199854042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085556.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the Jewish immigrants' participation in basketball games in the U.S. Though hardly all Jews embraced basketball as a valid enterprise, some sportswriters, including Paul Gallico ... More


Who Am I?: Jewish Children’s Search for Identity in Post-War Poland 1945‒1949

Joanna B. Michlic

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 20: Making Holocaust Memory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113058
eISBN:
9781800342613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113058.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the reconstruction of personal identity and its ramifications for Jewish group identity. It illustrates how problematical the recuperation of memory was in the case of Jewish ... More


Between Church and State: Jewish Religious Instruction in Public Schools in the Second Polish Republic

Sean Martin

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at another side of Jewish attendance at Polish schools as the place of religious instruction. It begins by examining the apprehensions of the Jewish community and the Catholic ... More


Dwelling in Chosen Nostalgia

Jodi Eichler-Levine

in Suffer the Little Children: Uses of the Past in Jewish and African American Children's Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722992
eISBN:
9780814724002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722992.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how domestic imagery figures in the telling of Jewish and African American past and an idealized hearthside vision that glosses over moments of trauma. In particular, it ... More


Remembering the Way into Membership

Jodi Eichler-Levine

in Suffer the Little Children: Uses of the Past in Jewish and African American Children's Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722992
eISBN:
9780814724002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722992.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the logic underlying most of the Jewish and African American children's literature discussed in this book. It begins with a brief introduction to the histories of Jewish and ... More


Jewish Youth Movements in Poland between the Wars as Heirs of the Kehilah

Ido Bassok

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 30: Jewish Education in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764500
eISBN:
9781800343429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764500.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter analyzes the ways in which youth movements functioned in the lives of their adherents, suggesting that these organizations came to fill the same roles as religion had for previous ... More


Jewish Day Schools, Jewish Communities: A Reconsideration

Alex Pomson and Howard Deitcher (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113744
eISBN:
9781800340770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113744.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

About 350,000 Jewish children are currently enrolled in Jewish day schools, in every continent other than Antarctica. This is the first book-length consideration of life in such schools and of their ... More


Mapping the History of Child Holocaust Survivors

Joanna Beata Michlic

in No Small Matter: Features of Jewish Childhood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197577301
eISBN:
9780197577332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577301.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines some key areas of the history of Jewish youth in Europe during and in the aftermath of the Holocaust, paying particular attention to the significant shifts in the field over the ... More


Orphans of the Shoah and Jewish Identity in Post-Holocaust France: From the Individual to the Collective

Susan Rubin Suleiman

in Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479835041
eISBN:
9781479814954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the Jewish children who had survived the war. At the end of World War II, more than 10,000 Jewish children in France found themselves without one or both of their parents. In ... More


Ten Letters to Jewish Children

Naomi Seidman

in Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764692
eISBN:
9781800343351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764692.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores ten letters which provide ethical instructions to Jewish children. The letters talk about the importance of the sabbath and the holidays for worshipping the holy Creator with ... More


Learning and the Time of the Dream

Jonathan Boyarin

in Yeshiva Days: Learning on the Lower East Side

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691203997
eISBN:
9780691207698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691203997.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses the dreams that the author experienced. It narrates the first dream in which the author seemed to wish to merge young Orthodox American boys today, not only with those Jewish ... More


Introduction: Jewish Children in the 20th Century

Paula S. Fass

in No Small Matter: Features of Jewish Childhood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197577301
eISBN:
9780197577332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577301.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter introduces the book. This book visits five continents and studies Jewish children from the late 19th century until the present. It includes chapters on the demographic patterns of Jewish ... More


The OSE and the Rescue of Jewish Children, from the Post-War to the Pre-War Period

Katy Hazan

in Resisting Genocide: The Multiple Forms of Rescue

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199333493
eISBN:
9780190235628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333493.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter focuses on the OSE (OEuvre de Secours aux Enfants, or Children's Welfare Organisation), a Jewish charity founded in 1934, and its role in rescuing Jewish children in France during World ... More


The Unbearable Lightness of Exodus

Jodi Eichler-Levine

in Suffer the Little Children: Uses of the Past in Jewish and African American Children's Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722992
eISBN:
9780814724002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722992.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the presence of the trope of exodus in Jewish and African American children's literature, ranging from echoes of exodus in Jewish immigration stories to African American texts ... More


Conclusion: The Abrahamic Bargain

Jodi Eichler-Levine

in Suffer the Little Children: Uses of the Past in Jewish and African American Children's Literature

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722992
eISBN:
9780814724002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722992.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book concludes with a discussion of how moving from sacrificial citizenship to unbinding through fantasy has resulted in more pliable, less tightly bound spaces in the reading and writing of ... More


Divided Unity: Jewish Writing for Children in the United States and Palestine at the Onset of the Second World War

Yael Darr

in No Small Matter: Features of Jewish Childhood

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197577301
eISBN:
9780197577332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197577301.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In the first half of the 20th century, there was an unprecedented flourishing of secular writing for Jewish children in the United States and Palestine. Despite the profound cultural differences ... More


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