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Strategies of Resistance Elsewhere: The Kovno Ghetto

Barbara Epstein

in The Minsk Ghetto 1941-1943: Jewish Resistance and Soviet Internationalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242425
eISBN:
9780520931336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242425.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the strategies of resistance beyond Minsk. It focuses on the Kovno ghetto and its efforts to send Jews to the forest. The story of the Kovno ghetto forms a useful point of ... More


The Minsk Ghetto 1941-1943: Jewish Resistance and Soviet Internationalism

Barbara Epstein

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242425
eISBN:
9780520931336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242425.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Drawing from engrossing survivors' accounts, many never before published, this book recounts a heroic yet little-known chapter in Holocaust history. The book chronicles the history of a Communist-led ... More


Dov Levin and Zvie A. Brown, The Story of an Underground: The Resistance of the Jews in Kovno in the Second World War, trans. Jessica Setbon. Jerusalem: Gefen, 2014. 496 pp.

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190912628
eISBN:
9780190912659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912628.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book The Story of an Underground: The Resistance of the Jews in Kovno in the Second World War (2014), by Dov Levin and Zvie A. Brown, translated by Jessica Setbon. The Story ... More


The Kolel Perushim of Kovno and the Institution of the Kolel

Shaul Stampfer

in Lithuanian Yeshivas of the Nineteenth Century: Creating a Tradition of Learning

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774792
eISBN:
9781800341128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774792.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter deals with the Kolel Perushim. This was a new type of institution found in Kovno. Like the yeshiva it became an important element in the provision of a traditional Jewish education. A ... More


. Kovno

Pauline Wengeroff

in Memoirs of a Grandmother: Scenes from the Cultural History of the Jews of Russia in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Two

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804768801
eISBN:
9780804790710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804768801.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Situated in the second half of the nineteenth century, Memoirs tells the story of the dissolution of tradition in Russian Jewish society through the experience of one family. This chapter depicts ... More


Jews as Yorkshiremen: Jewish identity in late-Victorian Leeds

James Appell

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/9781526123084.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The chapter analyses the character and impact of the mass migration which transformed the Jewish community in the late Victorian period. It is shown that despite family stories which asserted that ... More


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