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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: The Frontier as a Model for Jewish History
PART I : REPRESENTING THE SHOAH AT THE FRONTIER 1. The First Comic Film about the Shoah: Jurek Becker and Cultural Opposition within the GDR 2. Is Life Beautiful? Can the Shoah Be Funny? On the Frontier between Acceptable and Unacceptable Representations of the Holocaust in Some Newer and Older Films
PART II : DISEASES AND BOUNDARIES 3. Smoking Jews on the Frontier 4. A French Frontier: Proust's Nose 5. A Dream of Jewishness on the Frontier: Kafka's Tumor and "A Country Doctor" 6. Private Knowledge: Jewish Illnesses and the Process of Identity Formation
PART III : JEWISH BODIES ON THE MULTICULTURAL FRONTIER 7. "We're Not Jews": Imagining Jewish History and Jewish Bodies in Contemporary Multicultural Literature
Includes bibliographical references (p. -234) 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.