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Hasidic Yeshivot in Inter-War Poland

Shaul Stampfer

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses hasidic yeshivot in inter-war Poland. There is one obvious difference between hasidim and mitnagedim in the second half of the nineteenth century. It is that among mitnagedim, ... More


Dos yidishe bukh alarmirt! Towards the History of Yiddish Reading in Inter-War Poland

Ellen Kellman

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces the history of Yiddish reading in inter-war Poland. Jewish public libraries played a pivotal role in working-class Jewish culture in the period between the wars. Since many young ... More


Jewish–Ukrainian Relations in Inter-War Poland as Reflected in Some Ukrainian Publications

Shimon Redlich

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 11: Focusing on Aspects and Experiences of Religion

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774051
eISBN:
9781800340688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774051.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter surveys Jewish–Ukrainian relations in inter-war Poland as reflected in some Ukrainian publications. The historiography of Jewish–Ukrainian relations, although quite extensive, has ... More


Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Michael C. Steinlauf and Antony Polonsky (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Scholarship on the civilization of Polish Jews has tended to focus on elite culture and canonical literature. This volume focuses on the less explored theme of Jewish popular culture and shows how it ... More


‘You shall not bear false witness’

Jerzy Tomaszewski and Anna Zaranko

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/9781874774600.003.0034
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the latest publication from the faculty of theology of the Catholic University of Lublin, which contains the proceedings of the symposium 'Saint Maksymilian Maria Kolbe, the ... More


Tsevorfene bleter: The Emergence of Yung Vilne

Justin D. Cammy

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/9781874774693.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter examines Yung Vilne (Young Vilna, 1929–1940). In the decade preceding the outbreak of the Second World War, a group of young, unknown Yiddish poets, writers, and artists helped turn ... More


Shlomo Netzer. Ma'avak Yehudei Polin al Zekhuyotehem ha-Ezrahiyot ve-ha-Leumiyot (1918–1922) (The Struggle of Polish Jewry for Civil and National Minority Rights [1918–1922]). Tel Aviv: Tel-Aviv University Press. 1980. Pp. 338, 4 page English summary.

Gershon C. Bacon

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/9781904113171.003.0045
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter addresses Shlomo Netzer's The Struggle of Polish Jewry for Civil and National Minority Rights (1918–1922) (1980). In this richly documented study, Shlomo Netzer surveys the formative ... More


Wiktoria Śliwowska (ed.) The Last Eyewitnesses: Children of the Holocaust Speak

Joshua D. Zimmerman

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15: Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774716
eISBN:
9781800340725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0041
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter showcases the accounts of child survivors in Nazi-occupied Poland, as written in The Last Eyewitnesses. The accounts all follow a similar format, beginning with a discussion of pre-war ... More


Obcy W Polskim Domu: Nacjonalistyczne Koncepcje RozwiąZania Problemu Mniejszości Narodowych 1918‒1939

Mich Włodzimierz

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/9781874774600.003.0042
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes Włodzimierz Mich's book Obcy w polskim domu: nacjonalistyczne koncepcje rozwiązania problem mniejszości narodowych 1918–1939 (1994). As is the case with works of a pioneering ... More


From ‘Madagaskar’ to Sachsenhausen: Singing about ‘Race’ in a Nazi Camp

Bret Werb and Barbara Milewski

in Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 16: Focusing on Jewish Popular Culture and Its Afterlife

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774730
eISBN:
9781800340732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774730.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter studies the large and varied repertoire of songs created by Polish prisoners in Nazi concentration camps. Most common of these compositions are parodies of songs popular before the war. ... More


Jan Kazimierz University 1936–1939: A Memoir

Bronisława Witz-Margulies

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/9781874774693.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter is a short memoir detailing the history of the Jan Kazimierz University (now L'viv University) prior to the start of World War II. The university community, a microcosm of society at ... More


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