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Responsa from the Holocaust


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This breathtakingly moving book documents the remarkable continuity of religious life under the horrendous conditions of Nazi-occupied Lithuania. The Jews of the Kovno ghetto went to Rabbi Ephraim Oshry, one of the remaining religious authorities in the ghetto, and posed their questions to him. He answered their questions and recorded each and every query by copying it onto scraps that he tore off of cement sacks. He then buried these scraps of papers in cans in the soil around the ghetto. This book brings to light these ...

Responsa from the Holocaust 2005, Judaica Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781880582718

Rev edition