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Thy brother's blood : the Orthodox Jewish response during the Holocaust = [Ḳol deme aḥikha tsoʻaḳim elai]

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Thy brother's blood : the Orthodox Jewish response during the Holocaust = [Ḳol deme aḥikha tsoʻaḳim elai]
Call No: 296.67 K89t

Call Number296.67 K89t
Dates[1987]; ©1987
Statement of Responsibilityby David Kranzler ; foreword by Isaac Lewin.
SummaryA study of the Orthodox Jewish response to the Holocaust.
ContentsIntroduction
Preface: Four Episodes
  • Irving Bunim and the Shabbos Ride
  • The Rabbis and the Treasury Secretary
  • A Sefer Torah for Sale
  • The Rabbi and the Children: Rabbi Solomon Schonfeld to the rescue
Part One. Analysis
  • Pikuach Nefesh: The Jewish Foreign Policy
  • Pickuach Nefesh in Action
  • Influence of the Rabbis
  • Orthodox Jews, Unorthodox Approach: Ideology at Work
  • Cooperation and Ideology
  • Not Giving Up
  • Survey of the Orthodox Rescue Activities during the Holocaust
    • Food to the Ghettos
    • Sternbuch Cable
    • Breaking up real Unity
    • The Rabbis' March on Washington: the Sole Public Demonstration on Behalf of Rescue
    • Vittel and the Latin American Papers
    • The Auschwitz Protocols and Pleas to Bomb Auschwitz
    • The Kastner Transport
    • The Sternbuch-Musy-Himmler Negotiations
  • If...
Part Two. Personality Portraits
  • The United States
    • Introduction
    • Siberia, Tashkent, Samarkand: the Vaad Hatzalah and Three Unlikely Havens for Polish Refugees
    • Rabbi Abraham Kalmanowitz
    • Rabbi Eliezer Silver
    • Rabbi Aaron Kotler
    • Irving Bunim and the Vaad Hatzalah: An Autobiographical Retrospect
    • Elimelech "Mike" Tress and the Zeirei Agudath Israel Group
    • Moreinu Yaakov (Jacob) Rosenheim
    • Sanctuary U.S.A.: Louis Septimus and the Camp at Oswego, N.Y.
  • Great Britain
    • Introduction
    • Harry Goodman
    • Rabbi Schonfeld at Work: A Personal Memoir
    • Agudah Lifeline: Meir Springer and Packages to the Concentration Camps
  • Switzerland
    • Introduction
    • Yisroel Chaim Eis
    • Recha and Yitzchok Sternbuch: the Rescue Team Par Excellence
    • Dr. Julius Kuhl
    • George Mandel Mantello
    • Franzi Goldschmidt: an Intrepid Woman
  • Sweden
    • Introduction
    • The Potential Swedish Magic Carpet: Rabbi Shlomo Wolbe and the Mirrer Yeshivah in Shanghai
    • Rabbi Yaakov Yisroel Zuber
    • Lidingo, Sweden: Spiritual and Physical Rejuvenation
  • Turkey, Eretz Yisrael, Tangier
    • Introduction
    • Our Man in Istanbul: Dr. Yaakov Griffel
    • Rabbi Yitzchok Isaac Halevy Herzog: The Chief Rabbi and Rescue During the Holocaust
    • Mother-Daughter Rescue Team: Mrs. Renee Reichmann and Miss Eva Reichmann and the Tangier Connection
  • Occupied Europe
    • Introduction
    • Shtadlan of Vienna: Yaakov Shlomo (Julius) Steinfeld
    • A One-Man Relief Agency: Herbert Kruskal Sends Food to the Ghettos
    • Chaim Stern: A Life of Rescue
  • Working with Rabbi Weissmandl
    • Two Vignettes-Introduction
      • Benjamin Shloime Stern Stops the Train
      • The Mesiras Nefesh of a Yeshivah Student
    • Ransoming Slovak Jewry
      • Introduction
      • Genius of Rescue: Personal Vignettes
      • Rabi Weissmandl: A Personal Retrospect
Epilogue
Physical Description xii, 338 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherBrooklyn, NY : Mesorah Publications, Ltd.
EditionFirst Edition
NotesIncludes bibliographical references (pages 288–310) and index
RecognitionGifted in 2008 by the Isaac Waldman Jewish Public Library