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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


Between a Love of Poland, Symbolic Violence, and Antisemitism: The Idiosyncratic Effects of the State Education System on Young Jews in Interwar Poland

Kamil Kijek

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/9781906764500.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter offers a portrait of some of the paradoxical results of the majority of Jewish children in interwar Poland that attended state schools. It illustrates how the very successes of the state ... More


Epilogue

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/9781906764890.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter recalls the emergence and dissemination of academic and popular writing of Polish Jewish history by university-trained Jewish historians in interwar Poland, tracing the development of ... More


Hasidic Yeshivas in Interwar Poland

Shaul Stampfer

in Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses hasidic yeshivas in interwar Poland. The distinction between hasidim and mitnagedim with regard to yeshivas disappeared in Poland between the First and Second World wars, when ... More


Poland, Palestine, and the Politics of Belonging

Daniel Kupfert Heller

in Jabotinsky's Children: Polish Jews and the Rise of Right-Wing Zionism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174754
eISBN:
9781400888627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174754.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter traces Betar's complex relationship to Polish nationalism from the diverse and often conflicting vantage points of Betar's members, leaders, and Polish government officials. Betar's ... More


Taming the Shtetl

Daniel Kupfert Heller

in Jabotinsky's Children: Polish Jews and the Rise of Right-Wing Zionism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174754
eISBN:
9781400888627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174754.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the efforts of Betar's leaders in Warsaw to capture the hearts and minds of Jewish youth in provincial towns across central and eastern Poland. Armed with long-standing ... More


’Vos Vayter?’ Graduating from Elementary School in Interwar Poland: From Personal Crisis to Cultural Turning Point

Adva Selzer

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/9781906764500.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter uses the YIVO autobiographies to examine a trauma faced by Polish Jews. It mentions families that could not afford to keep their children out of the work force indefinitely, which made ... More


A Poland of Regions

Patrice M. Dabrowski

in The Carpathians: Discovering the Highlands of Poland and Ukraine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759673
eISBN:
9781501759697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759673.003.0009
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter explores the image of a “Poland of regions.” The Hutsul Holiday is the inspiration behind the Highland Holiday conducted by the Tatra Mountain highlanders and the Society of Friends of ... More


Introduction

Naomi Seidman

in Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764692
eISBN:
9781800343351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764692.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov schools she founded in interwar Poland. Bais Yaakov had been controversial among Orthodox Jews at the outset. ... More


Translator’s Note

Naomi Seidman

in Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764692
eISBN:
9781800343351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764692.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the translation of Sarah Schenirer's Collected Writings. In 1933, the Central Secretariat of Bnos Agudath Israel in Poland issued Schenirer's Collected Writings, after ... More


The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv: A Borderland City between Stalinists, Nazis, and Nationalists

Tarik Cyril Amar

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453915
eISBN:
9781501700842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453915.001.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This book reveals the local and transnational forces behind the twentieth-century transformation of one of East Central Europe's most important multiethnic borderland cities into a Soviet and ... More


The Enemy Within: Divisive Political Discourse in Modern Poland

Volha Charnysh

in Enemies Within: The Global Politics of Fifth Columns

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780197627938
eISBN:
9780197627976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197627938.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why do political actors invoke fifth columns? What factors influence the content and the resonance of their appeals? Drawing on research in social psychology, I argue that fifth-column accusations ... More


Introduction

Tarik Cyril Amar

in The Paradox of Ukrainian Lviv: A Borderland City between Stalinists, Nazis, and Nationalists

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453915
eISBN:
9781501700842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453915.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter provides a historical background of the city of Lviv. Until 1939, Lviv was called Lwów, a city of mostly Poles, Jews, and Ukrainians. In the nineteenth century, it existed ... More


Pogroms in Modern Poland, 1918–1946: Anna Cichopek-Gajraj and Glenn Dynner

Anna Cichopek-Gajraj and Glenn Dynner

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/9780190060084.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

Poland’s era of independence between the two world wars was bookended by waves of pogroms. The first section of this chapter concerns the more than 130 pogroms of 1918–1921; many of them initiated by ... More


’The children ceased to be children’: Day-Care Centres at Refugee Shelters in the Warsaw Ghetto

Katarzyna Person

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/9781906764500.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents translations and analysis of a set of documents from Emanuel Ringelblum's Oneg Shabbat Archive from the Warsaw ghetto. It describes the products of interwar Poland's educational ... More


Conclusion

Daniel Unowsky

in The Plunder: The 1898 Anti-Jewish Riots in Habsburg Galicia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780804799829
eISBN:
9781503606104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804799829.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The 1898 anti-Jewish riots and their aftermath did not simply arise from Galician backwardness. Swiftly spreading and constantly evolving rumors, slogans shouted by attackers, and statements made to ... More


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