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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.
xix, 359 p.,  p. of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Early years : "This monstrous conspiracy" Supporting the Jews The First World War and its aftermath "A struggle for the soul of the Jewish people" Responsibility for the Jewish national home Pledges in Jerusalem Building on the Balfour declaration An anti-semitic libel, Palestine, and Moses The rise of Hitler Defender of zionism The partition debate : "a counsel of despair" Nazism rampant: "abominable persecution" Palestine the legitimate Jewish haven The Black Paper: "this mortal blow" The first nine months of war Prime Minister : the Palestine dimension "These vile crimes" Palestine : a vigilant eye Seeking to save Jews "If our dreams of Zionism are to end ..." The Saudi Arabian dimension From war to peace : "I shall continue to do my best" The King David Hotel bomb : "We are to be at war with the Jews of Palestine" "A senseless, squalid war with the Jews" The state of Israel established : "an event in world history" "An old Zionist like me" "A great nation".
Includes bibliographical references (p. -329) 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.