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The Museum’s Collections document the fate of Holocaust victims, survivors, rescuers, liberators, and others through artifacts, documents, photos, films, books, personal stories, and more. Search below to view digital records and find material that you can access at our library and at the Shapell Center.
The invention of a language: Yiddish among the European vernaculars The emergence of Yiddish literature and the crisis in Jewish society The printing, distribution, and audience of Yiddish books Bilingualism and the development of old Yiddish literature Yiddish Bibles Medieval epic and romance in Yiddish Elia Levita and the romanzo cavalleresco Books of morality and conduct Prayer in the vernacular Yiddish narrative Terrestrial suffering in a topsy-turvy world.
Frakes, Jerold C.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -444) and index.
Learn about over 1,000 camps and ghettos in Volume I and II of this encyclopedia, which are available as a free PDF download. This reference provides text, photographs, charts, maps, and extensive indexes.