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Anti-Jewish Violence in Poland, 1918‒1939 and 1945‒1947

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/9781874774600.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses anti-Jewish violence in twentieth-century Poland. Historical research has tended to focus on descriptions of individual riots, such as the Przytyk pogrom of March 9, 1936 and ... More


Khurbn-Forshung: History Writing as a Jewish Response to Catastrophe

Laura Jockusch

in Collect and Record!: Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199764556
eISBN:
9780199979578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764556.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Historiography

This chapter compares Jewish responses to the anti-Jewish violence of the early twentieth century to postwar efforts by survivors to document the Holocaust. Looking at victim testimony collection ... More


The Historicity of the Hebrew Narratives

Robert Chazan

in God, Humanity, and History: The Hebrew First Crusade Narratives

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221277
eISBN:
9780520923959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221277.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter addresses the issue of the historicity of the Hebrew First Crusade narratives. It has previously been noted that earlier generations of researchers hardly reflected on the historicity of ... More


Pogroms: An IntroductionEugene M. Avrutin and Elissa Bemporad

Eugene M. Avrutin and Elissa Bemporad

in Pogroms: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780190060084
eISBN:
9780197629291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060084.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through the first decade of the twentieth century, Jewish communities in the Russian and Habsburg Empires experienced different cycles of pogroms, with ... 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


Jewish Refugees, Autonomy, and Transnational Politics During World War I, 1914–17

Simon Rabinovitch

in Jewish Rights, National Rites: Nationalism and Autonomy in Late Imperial and Revolutionary Russia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804792493
eISBN:
9780804793032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792493.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

As discussed in this chapter, Jewish political activists worked during World War I to centralize Jewish communal organizations and establish local and Russia-wide self-government. In the midst of ... More


Antisemitism and the Historical Memory of the Second World War

David H. Weinberg

in Recovering a Voice: West European Jewry After the Holocaust

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764104
eISBN:
9781800340961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764104.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the west European Jewish response to antisemitism. Most observers in Europe and abroad assumed that the defeat of Nazism would bring an end to anti-Jewish rhetoric and violence. ... More


Themes and Trends of Historical Enquiry

Natalia Aleksiun

in Conscious History: Polish Jewish Historians before the Holocaust

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781906764890
eISBN:
9781800853034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764890.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the broad topics and genres of Polish Jewish historiography addressed by historians in the 1920s and 1930s. It presents the most important topics repeated in academic and ... More


Abnormal Times: Intersectionality and Anti-Jewish Violence in Hungary and Poland, 1918—1922

Emily Gioielli

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 31: Poland and Hungary: Jewish Realities Compared

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764715
eISBN:
9781800343368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764715.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter uses an intersectional approach to analyse the practices and experiences of and reactions to anti-Jewish violence in Poland and Hungary from 1918 to 1922. It explores how people ... More


Jews in Lithuania between the Two World Wars

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/9781906764395.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses the position of Jews in Lithuania between the two world wars. Although the history of inter-war Lithuania reveals many political failures, it is clear that, even during the ... More


Three Documents on Anti-Jewish Violence in the Eastern Kresy during the Polish–Soviet Conflict

Sarunas Liekis, Lidia Miliakova, and Antony Polonsky

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 14: Focusing on Jews in the Polish Borderlands

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774693
eISBN:
9781800340718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774693.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents three documents describing the anti-Jewish violence in Lida and in Vilna in April 1919. The documents on Lida come from the collection of the supreme command of the Polish army ... More


Pogroms: A Documentary History

Eugene M. Avrutin and Elissa Bemporad (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780190060084
eISBN:
9780197629291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060084.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

Pogroms: A Documentary History explores the remarkable long history of anti-Jewish violence in the Eastern European borderlands, beginning with the pogroms of 1881–1882 in the Russian Empire and ... More


Pogroms in World War I Russia: Polly Zavadivker

Polly Zavadivker

in Pogroms: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780190060084
eISBN:
9780197629291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060084.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

During the Great War, the Russian army carried out atrocities against thousands of Jewish civilians in front zones, both within the Russian Empire and in Russian-occupied Galicia. Such pogroms were ... More


Darius Staliūnas, Enemies for a Day: Antisemitism and Anti-Jewish Violence in Lithuania under the Tsars. Budapest: Central European University Press, 2015. 284 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/9780190912628.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion and Society

This chapter reviews the book Enemies for a Day: Antisemitism and Anti-Jewish Violence in Lithuania under the Tsars (2015), by Darius Staliūnas. In Enemies for a Day, Staliūnas explores the ... More


The Day after the Pogrom: A Documentary Account

Józef Bekker

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/9781874774600.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses the wave of pogroms of 1903–06. The pogrom in Siedlce, which took place in September of 1906, was the last outbreak of the wave of violence which began in Kishinev in April of ... More


History, Social Sciences, and Biography

Ezra Mendelsohn, Frank Wolff, Natasha Gordinsky, Brian Horowitz, Vicki Caron, and Gur Alroey

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/9780199363490.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter contains a number of book review essays that come under the umbrella of history, social science, and biography. Topics covered include the role of Jews in sports segregation in the U.S. ... More


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