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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 Pt. I: From Idolatry to Monotheism 1: The Iron Age, Imperialism, and the Prophets 2: Trauma and Abstract Monotheism: Jewish Exile and Recovery in the Sixth Century B.C.E. Pt. II: From State to Scripture 3: The Roman-Jewish Wars and Hebrew Cultural Nationalism 4: Entry to Powerlessness: The Tannaim, Marcus Aurelius, and the Politics of Stoicized Judaism Pt. III: Toward a Secular Culture 5: Secular Hebrew Poetry in Muslim Spain 1031-1140 Pt. IV: From Theology to Sociology 6: The Baal Shem Tov, Mystical Union, and Individualism 7: Marx and Freud: Emancipation and the End of Rabbinic Dominance 8: Conflicting Images of Hebrew in Western Civilization Pt. V: From Assimilation to Nationalism 9: The Renascence of Hebrew and Jewish Nationalism in the Tsarist Empire 1881-1917.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-209) 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.