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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.
Preface: Judaism and the culture of memory / Thomas Gergely Introduction: European Jewry and Klal Yisrael / Eliezer Ben-Rafael, Thomas Gergely, and Yosef Gorny Is the French model in decline? / Pierre Birnbaum Case of Belgium / Jean-Philippe Schreiber Identity of Dutch Jews / Ludo Abicht Russian-Jewish immigration to Germany / Julius H. Schoeps, Willi Jasper, and Olaf Glöckner Religiosity, praxis, and tradition in contemporary Hungarian Jewry / András Kovács Being Jewish in Romania after the second world war / Carol Iangu Jewish identity, memory, and anti-Semitism / Maurice Konopnicki Siamese twins: religion and secularism in Jewish national thought / Yosef Gorny Israeli identity and mission in Buber's thought / Shalom Ratzabi Sovereignty, voluntarism, and Jewish identity: Nathan Rotenstreich / Avi Bareli On religious-secular tensions / Avi Sagi Religious-secular cleavage in contemprary Israel / Yochanan Peres On European Jewish Orthodoxy, Sephardic tradition, and the Shas movement / Zvi Zohar Ultra-Orthodox, Orthodox, and secular women in college / Lior Ben-Chaim Rafael Challenge of secularism to Jewish survival in Abba Hillel Silver's thinking / Ofer Shiff Identities of Jewish American women / Suzanne Vromen Jews and secularization: a challenge or a prospect? / Guy Haarscher Submission and subversion before the law / Rivon Krygier Tradition of diaspora and political reality of the state of Israel / David Meyer Diaspora museum and Israeli-Jewish identity / Dina Porat Jewish transnational community and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem / Uri Cohen Contemporary dilemmas of identity: Israel and the diaspora / Eliezer Ben-Rafael Was the Shoah the "sanctification of God"? / Thomas Gergely.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -312) and indexes.
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.