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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.
Historical background Print and the vernacular : the emergence of Ladino reading culture The translation and reception of musar "Pasar la hora" or "meldar"? forms of sociability The construction of the social order Three social types : the wealthy, the poor, the learned The representation of gender Understanding exile, setting boundaries The impossible homecoming Reincarnation and the discovery of history Scientific and rabbinic knowledge and the notion of change.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 241-255) 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.