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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.
Introduction : a new look at East European Jewish culture / Benjamin Nathans and Gabriella Safran Jewish literary responses to the events of 1648-1649 and the creation of a Polish-Jewish consciousness / Adam Teller "Civil Christians" : debates on the reform of the Jews in Poland, 1789-1830 / Marcin Wodziński The botched kiss and the beginnings of the Yiddish stage / Alyssa Quint The Polish popular novel and Jewish modernization at the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries / Eugenia Prokop-Janiec Cul-de-sac : the "inner life of Jews" on the fin-de-siècle Polish stage / Michael C. Steinlauf Yosef Haim Brenner, the "half-intelligentsia," and Russian-Jewish politics, 1899-1908 / Jonathan Frankel Recreating Jewish identity in Haim Nahman Bialik's poems : the Russian context / Hamutal Bar-Yosef Not The Dybbuk but Don Quixote : translation, deparochialization, and nationalism in Jewish culture, 1917-1919 / Kenneth B. Moss Beyond the Purim-shpil : reinventing the Scroll of Esther in modern Yiddish poems / Kathryn Hellerstein Revealing and concealing the Soviet Jewish self : the desk-drawer memoirs of Meir Viner / Marcus Mosefly The shtetl subjunctive : Yaffa Eliach's living history museum / Jeffrey Shandler.
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.