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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: toward a physiognomic epidemiology of the fetishized Jew Feminization and the problem of Jewish persistence Tailing the suspect, or the braiding of gender and ethnic difference From mohels to Mein Kampf: syphilis and the construction of Jewish identification Circumcision and a Jewish woman's identification: Rahel Levin Varnhagen's failed assimilation Going to "alimentary" school: brotstudium, Ludwig feuerbach, and the dietetics of antisemitism From rags to risches: on Marx's other Jewish question A future without Jews: Max Nordau's pre-Zionist answer to the other Jewish question President Schreber and the memoirs of a wandering Jew(ess) Walter Benjamin reproducing the scent of the messianic.
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.