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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 Religion and origins. Angel, she-ass, prophet: the play and its set-design / Simon Levy From Alexandria to Berlin: the Hellenistic play Exagoge joins the Jewish canon / Sarit Cofman-Simhon La Pasion de Jesus en Tafi: the representation of Jews in a contemporary Argentine passion play / Tamara Kohn Going against the grain: Jews and passion plays on the American mainstream stage, 1879-1929 / Edna Nahshon Plays and playwrights. Conceptions, connotations, and/or actions: the figuration of Jewish characters in Heinar Kipphardt's plays / Matthias Naumann Between "I and thou": Buber, expressionism and Ernst Toller's search for community / David Garfinkle Holocaust memory in the French-Jewish theater of Jean-Claude Grumberg / Seth L. Wolitz Holocaust. Voices from the edge of the abyss: theatrical texts from the Terezin/Theresienstadt Ghetto, 1941-45 / Lisa Peschel Apart from the document: Jews and Jewishness in theatre. Of the real / Carol Martin Fritz Kortner on the postwar stage: the Jewish actor as a site of memory / Michael Bachman Interpretations and reinterpretations. Jews in fashion at the Moscow Art Theater / Laurence Senelick Restaging La Juive in a Post-Holocaust context / Hans-Peter Bayerdoerfer Contemporary audiences and the infamous 'pound of flesh' in Shakespeare's The merchant of Venice / Melia Bensussan The contemporary scene. The joy of breaking taboos: Jews and postwar German theatre / Anat Feinberg The relativization of victim and perpetrator in the Hungarian productions of Merchant of Venice and Mein Kampf / Aniko Szucs From Purimspiel to Polish masquerade: performing Jewish memory in Tykocin / Brigitte Sion Diaspora Disneys: 'Jewface' minstrelsy and 'Jewfacade' display in East-Central Europe and Eurasias / S.I. Salamensky From Halakha to Hadassah: queer Jewish performance art / Carol Zemel.
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.