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In a turn-of-the-century, once elegant building at 16 Ujazdowskie Avenue in the center of Warsaw, 10 Jewish families began reconstructing their lives after the Holocaust. While most surviving Polish Jews were making their homes in new countries, these families rebuilt on the rubble of the Polish capital and created new communities as they sought to distance themselves from the memory of a painful past. Based on interviews with family members, intensive research in archives, and the families' personal papers and correspondence, Karen Auerbach presents an engrossing story of loss and rebirth, political faith and disillusionment, and the persistence of Jewishness.

About the Author

Karen Auerbach is Kronhill Lecturer in East European Jewish History at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. A former journalist, she reported for the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Star-Ledger of Newark, and the Forward.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780253009074
Author:
Auerbach, Karen
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Subject:
World History-Eastern Europe
Subject:
Europe - Eastern
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Modern Jewish Experi
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9.1 x 6.1 x 1 in

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History and Social Science » World History » Eastern Europe
History and Social Science » World History » Holocaust
Religion » Judaism » History
Religion » Judaism » Holocaust
Religion » Judaism » Jewish History

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