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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.
Jews and shoes / Edna Nahshon The biblical shoe : eschewing footwear : the call of Moses as biblical archetype / Ora Horn Prouser The halitzah shoe : between female subjugation and symbolic emasculation / Catherine Hezser The tombstone shoe : shoe-shaped tombstones in Jewish cemeteries in the Ukraine / Rivka Parciack The Israeli shoe : "biblical sandals" and native Israeli identity / Orna Ben-Meir The shtetl shoe : how to make a shoe / Mayer Kirshenblatt and Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett The folkloristic shoe : shoes and shoemakers in Yiddish language and folklore / Robert A. Rothstein The Holocaust shoe : untying memory : shoes as Holocaust memorial experience / Jeffrey Feldman Wanderer's shoe : the cobbler's penalty : the wandering Jew in search for salvation / Shelly Zer-Zion The equalizing shoe : shoes as a symbol of equality in the Jewish society in Palestine during the first half of the twentieth century / Ayala Raz The fetishist's shoe : "poems of pedal atrocity" : sexuality, ethnicity, and religion in the art of Bruno Schulz / Andrew Ingall The artist's shoe : digging into the Jewish roots of shoe-field / Sonya Rapoport The theatrical shoe : the utterance of shoemaking : cobblers on the Israeli stage / Dorit Yerushalmi The cinematic shoe : Ernst Lubitsch's East European "touch" in Pinkus's Shoe Palace / Jeanette Malkin.
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.