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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


Warsaw 1944

Anthony James Joes

in Urban Guerrilla Warfare

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124377
eISBN:
9780813134833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124377.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

The Warsaw Rising of 1944 during World War II has been called the “archetypal model of urban guerrilla warfare”. After the Nazis quashed the Warsaw Ghetto uprising in 1941, many of the surviving ... 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


Afterword

Joy H. Calico

in Arnold Schoenberg's A Survivor from Warsaw in Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780520281868
eISBN:
9780520957701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281868.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The afterword compares A Survivor from Warsaw to Nathan Rapoport's Warsaw Ghetto Monument, two Holocaust memorials created in the late 1940s that place a high premium on intelligibility and ... 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


The Road Leads Far Away: Review of A Surplus of Memory {1993}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1993 review of A Surplus of Memory, a book containing the memoirs of Yitzhak Zuckerman. Zuckerman, who used the pseudonym “Antek” in the underground, was a leader ... More


The Courts

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/9781501754074.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the discussion of justice and revenge that began in the Warsaw Ghetto and continued in the chaos of the postwar reconstruction of Jewish life both in Poland and abroad. It ... More


A God That Ceased to Become, a Nation That May Have Ceased to Exist

James A. Diamond

in Jewish Theology Unbound

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198805694
eISBN:
9780191843648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805694.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter responds to the Holocaust, the greatest challenge to any contemporary Jewish philosophical theology. Any Jewish theology that continues to insist on theodicy in the shadow of such an ... More


Conclusion

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/9781501754074.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter reviews the Jewish Order Service formations in the ghettos of the General Government that displayed increasing violence and corruption, which eventually led to their forced participation ... More


The Shame of Exile and the Zionist Recovery of Jewish Dignity

Ehud Luz

in Wrestling with an Angel: Power, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092936
eISBN:
9780300129298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092936.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the Jewish recognition of the shame of exile and the role of Zionism in the recovery of Jewish dignity. It discusses the view of Jewish nationalist thinkers that passive ... More


Joe Kubert’s Yossel: April 19, 1943: Faith and Art History’s Precedents

Samantha Baskind

in Comics and Sacred Texts: Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819215
eISBN:
9781496819253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819215.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In analyzing Joe Kubert'sYossel: April 19, 1943, this essay argues that the 1943 Jewish uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto only peripherally propels the story forward, despite the book’s title. Nor does ... More


The Special Case of Jan Karski

Nechama Tec

in Resistance: How Jews and Christians Fought Back against the Nazis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199735419
eISBN:
9780190254384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199735419.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter presents the story of Jan Karski, a member of the Polish underground movement who worked as an emissary between the underground and the Polish government-in-exile in London during World ... More


Lice in War and Peace

Robert N. Wiedenmann and J. Ray Fisher

in The Silken Thread: Five Insects and Their Impacts on Human History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780197555583
eISBN:
9780197555613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197555583.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter considers human lice, which have been parasites of humans throughout all human history and transmit a deadly bacteria that has killed millions. Analyzing lice genetics tells of ... More


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