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Life Underground

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/9780195130928.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter describes the life that awaited Jews who opted to defy the laws and go into hiding. Based on limited correspondences and survivor accounts, a picture is painted of the unforgiving ... More


Vichy and the Jews

Julian Jackson

in France: The Dark Years, 1940–1944

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207061
eISBN:
9780191677465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207061.003.0016
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the experience of the Jews, examining how their fate was bound up in the interaction between the policies of the Germans, ... More


Resistance

Evgeny Finkel

in Ordinary Jews: Choice and Survival during the Holocaust

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172576
eISBN:
9781400884926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172576.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines resistance as a Jewish survival strategy during the Holocaust. Jewish resistance has historically been of interest to Holocaust scholars, mainly due to the desire to counter ... More


The Jewish fighting model

Richard Bolchover

in British Jewry and the Holocaust: With a New Introduction: With a New Introduction

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774808
eISBN:
9781800340022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774808.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates one by-product of over-riding significance that derived, yet was radically different, from all traditional forms of political philosophy. Previously dominant strategies ... More


A Bomb in the Heart of the Empire

Avi Shilon

in Menachem Begin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162356
eISBN:
9780300189032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162356.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

In September 1945, the Haganah, Etzel, and Lehi discussed the creation of a common resistance movement. Despite Menachem Begin's refusal to merge Etzel with the Haganah, the Jewish Resistance ... More


The Idea of Czernowitz

Marianne Hirsch

in Ghosts of Home: The Afterlife of Czernowitz in Jewish Memory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257726
eISBN:
9780520944909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257726.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter introduces the “idea of Czernowitz,” which featured the adherence to German as its central ingredient. It examines the ideologues of Romanianization, which used the educational system as ... More


Neighborly Networks and Welfare Work under Vichy

Nimisha Barton

in Reproductive Citizens: Gender, Immigration, and the State in Modern France, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501749636
eISBN:
9781501749698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749636.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter describes the 11th arrondissement that emerged as a sustained official target of rafles or Jewish roundups in consideration of the massive settlement of foreign Jews during the German ... More


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


Yisrael Gutman, The Jews of Warsaw 1939-1943: Ghetto, Underground, Revolt. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 1982. Pp. 487.

Edward D. Wynot Jr.

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/9781904113171.003.0049
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter reviews Yisrael Gutman's The Jews of Warsaw 1939–1943: Ghetto, Underground, Revolt (1982). Yisrael Gutman, Professor of Jewish History at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Director ... More


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

Marcel Reich-Ranicki

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691206066
eISBN:
9780691206059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691206066.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The author of this book was born into a Jewish family in Poland in 1920, and he moved to Berlin as a boy. There he discovered his passion for literature and began a complex affair with German ... More


Fighting for Life and Victory: Refugees from the Ghettos and the Soviet Partisan Movement

Anika Walke

in Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199335534
eISBN:
9780190251581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335534.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The narrative follows several youths who managed to escape ghetto and sure death in Eastern parts of Belorussia and joined Soviet partisan units. Often considered too young to fight, the refugees ... More


Of Refuge and Resistance: Labor for Survival in the “Zorin Family Unit”

Anika Walke

in Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199335534
eISBN:
9780190251581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335534.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter looks at the experiences of adolescents who escaped the Minsk ghetto and found refuge in a so-called “family unit,” a partisan detachment that provided a safe haven for several hundred ... More


The Holocaust and Its Aftermath in the Yishuv and the State of Israel

Judith Tydor Baumel-Schwartz

in The Social Scientific Study of Jewry: Sources, Approaches, Debates

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199363490
eISBN:
9780190254650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199363490.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter reviews the books “Dwell in safety: Holocaust survivors in the rural cooperative settlement,” by Shlomo Bar-Gil and Ada Schein and “Israeli Society, the Holocaust and Its Survivors,” by ... More


The End of Childhood: Young Soviet Jews in the Minsk Ghetto

Anika Walke

in Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199335534
eISBN:
9780190251581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335534.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The chapter focuses on the implications of living through occupation and genocide in Minsk, emphasizing individual and collective strategies of youth trapped in a ghetto of up to 55,000 people. ... More


Pioneers and Partisans: An Oral History of Nazi Genocide in Belorussia

Anika Walke

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199335534
eISBN:
9780190251581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199335534.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Among the 800,000 Belorussian Jews killed by the German Nazi regime and local collaborators were parents and other relatives of thousands of young Jews who survived the war. Young girls and boys thus ... More


The Opponent

in The Jewish Persona in the European Imagination: A Case of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770552
eISBN:
9780804775625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770552.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter examines the opponents or protagonists in Nikolai Gogol's “Taras Bul'ba,” discusses Gogol's depiction of the Jews in effeminate dresses, and highlights the fact that the Catholic clergy ... More


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