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Introduction

Antony Polonsky

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of how Poland was one of the principal areas where the Nazis attempted to carry out their planned genocide of European Jewry. It was there that the ... More


So Many Questions: The Development of Holocaust Education in Post-Communist Poland

Olanta Ambrosewicz-Jacobs

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/9781904113058.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the results of a national survey of Polish students in 1998, which indicates that the students' knowledge about the Holocaust is characterized by high levels of ignorance, ... More


Polish-Jewish Relations and the January Uprising: The Polish Perspective

Magdalena Opalska

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/9781904113171.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Polish–Jewish relations and the January uprising. The memory of the pro-Polish orientation of the Jews in the January uprising remained alive throughout the 19th and in the ... More


No Way Out: The Politics of Polish Jewry, 1935‒1939

Emanuel Melzer

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0039
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at Emmanuel Melzer's No Way Out: The Politics of Polish Jewry, 1935–1939 (1997). The first edition of this book, written as a doctoral dissertation, was published in 1982 in ... More


The Polish–Lithuanian Background

Antony Polonsky

in Jews in Poland and Russia: A Short History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764395
eISBN:
9781800340763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764395.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the emergence and rapid expansion of the Jewish community of Poland–Lithuania. By the middle of the seventeenth century, the Jewish community of Poland–Lithuania was the ... More


Some Methodological Problems of the Study of Jewish History in Poland Between the Two World Wars

Jerzy Tomaszewski

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/9781904113171.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter identifies some methodological problems of the study of Jewish history in Poland between the two World Wars. The growing public interest in the history of Polish Jews between the wars ... More


Warsaw before 1905: One City, Many Stories

in Barricades and Banners: The Revolution of 1905 and the Transformation of Warsaw Jewry

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763837
eISBN:
9780804781046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763837.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter presents a historical analysis of the city of Warsaw, the city's Jewish residents, their Polish neighbors, and the Russian imperial context. It charts Warsaw's modest beginnings to its ... More


Polish Jews during and after the Kielce Pogrom: Reports from the Communist Archives

Joanna Michlic-coren

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines the Kielce pogrom. On July 4, 1946, the most horrifying outbreak of anti-Jewish violence in post-war Poland took place in Kielce. On that day, ordinary citizens of this central ... More


The Changes in the Attitude of Polish Society Toward the Jews in the 18th Century

Jacob Goldberg

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/9781904113171.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter evaluates the changes in the attitude of Polish society toward the Jews in the 18th century. The transformations in the social structure, politics and culture of 18th-century Poland had ... More


Psychological Determinants of the Threat of Terrorism and Preferred Approaches to Counterterrorism: The Case of Poland

Katarzyna Jaśko, Małgorzata Kossowska, and Maciej Sekerdej

in The Political Psychology of Terrorism Fears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925926
eISBN:
9780199380664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925926.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The aim of this chapter is to apply the knowledge about psychological mechanisms that influence terrorism fear to Polish society. First, we review data illustrating thelevel of terrorism fear in ... More


Julian Tuwim’s Strategy for Survival as a Polish Jewish Poet

Giovanna Tomassucci

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/9781906764500.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on Julian Tuwim, who presented his literary alter ego from the start of his poetic career as wandering about the city in search of spontaneous adventures, a twentieth-century ... More


Żydzi: A to Polska właśnie

Jerzy Tomaszewski

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 12: Focusing on Galicia: Jews, Poles and Ukrainians 1772-1918

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774594
eISBN:
9781800340695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774594.003.0026
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter considers a series of books, A to Polska właśnie (This is Indeed Poland). These books introduce their readers to various issues of interest to anyone studying Polish society. The chapter ... More


Black is Black

Stanisław Musiał and Gwido Zlatkes

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 13: Focusing on the Holocaust and its Aftermath

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774600
eISBN:
9781800340701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774600.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter investigates how Poles react to the Revd Henryk Jankowski's antisemitic statements. If in any Western country, a cleric (a Catholic priest as well known as the Revd Jankowski) presented ... More


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