The Life of Jews in Poland Before the Holocaust: A Memoir

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Ben-Zion Gold's memoir brings to life the world of a million Jews in pre-World War II Poland who were later destroyed by the Nazis. Warmly recalling the relationships, rituals, observances, and celebrations, Gold evokes the sense of family and faith that helped him through the catastrophe that followed. With him we experience the life and institutions of the time: the Heder and hooky playing, his encounter with Hassidism, the courtship and marriage of his oldest sister, and the author's own first inkling of love. And with ...

The Life of Jews in Poland Before the Holocaust: A Memoir 2007, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803222229

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