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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.
Prologue : Prague and Jerusalem : spiritual ties between Czechs and Jews The historical setting Years of challenge and growth : the Jewish minority in Czechoslovakia (1918-38) The aftermath of Munich : the crisis of the intellectuals Under German occupation (1939-45) The protectorate governments and the "Final Solution" The Czechoslovak government-in-exile in London : attitudes and reactions to the Jewish plight Jews in the Czech home resistance The "righteous" and the brave : compassion and solidarity with the persecuted Gateway to death : the unique character of Ghetto Terezín (Theresienstadt) The spiritual legacy of the Terezín inmates Epilogue : between 1945 and the Velvet Revolution of 1989.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -420) 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.