Daring to resist : Jewish defiance in the Holocaust
Call Number940.5485 M23d
Statement of Responsibilityessays, David Engel,Yitzchak Mais, Eva Fogelman.
ContentsResisting in Jewish time / David Engel -- Jewish life in the shadow of destruction / Yitzchak Mais -- Maintaining dignity : sanctifying life and God's name / Bonnie Gurewitsch -- Rabbi Leo Baeck : "honor and inner strength" -- Zionism underground in Berlin : from the memoir of Jizchak Schwersenz, published in Israel in 1969 -- Vilna : resisting with music : from the oral history of Adela Bay -- "We shall never abandon our faith" : from young Moshe Flinker's diary, The spiritual torment of a Jewish boy in Nazi Europe -- Freeing the spirit in Terezin : recollections from the students of Friedl Dicker Brandeis -- "He loved every child" : from the diary of Janus [sic] Korczak, The ghetto years, 1939-1942 -- "Take revenge for our Jewish blood!" : letter written by Rabbi Leib Geliebter, Czestochowa, Poland, March 28, 1943 -- Documenting the unimaginable : recording the truth, telling the world / Bonnie Gurewitsch -- Oyneg Shabbes : a legacy for the future : from an essay written by Dr. Emanuel Ringelblum, December 1942 -- "Drawing is my weapon of survival" : text / by Barbara Lovenheim -- Resisting through the written word : excerpts from underground newspapers -- Through Jewish eyes : documenting with a camera : text / by Barbara Lovenheim -- To communicate and record : from an oral history of Bronia K. -- Saving lives : helping, hiding, escaping / Bonnie Gurewitsch -- We are responsible for our youth's future : from a letter by Mordechai Tenenbaum, Bialystok, April 1943 -- Couriers : "bringing hope, news, and regards" : from a letter written by Tzippora Birman, March 1, 1943 -- The working group in Slovakia : from letters by Rabbi Michael Dov Weissmandel and Gisi Fleischmann -- Escape from France : crossing the Pyrenees : from the diary of Yitzchak Zakkai, written aboard a ship to Palestine, October 1944 -- Berlin : surivival in hiding : from the oral history of Ellen Lewinsky Arndt and the memoir of Ruth Arndt Gumpel -- Hungary : "I saved as many people as I could" : from the oral history of Shulamit Gara Lack -- Armed resistance : "to get killed or to kill" / Bonnie Gurewitsch -- "The vanguard of armed resistance" : from a letter to Hashomer Hatza'ir partisans by Abba Kovner, March 17, 1944 -- Forest Jews : from Tuvia Bielski's memoir, published in Israel in 1954 -- "Since I had a gun I was accepted as a partisan" : from the oral history of Chaya Porus Palevsky -- Armed struggle in Belgium : adapted from a memoir by Jacob Gutfreund -- Rebellion in the ghettos : accounts from the Warsaw, Bedzin, and Czestochowa ghettos -- Death camp uprisings : accounts from Sobibor, Treblinka, and Auschwitz-Birkenau -- On blaming the victim / Eva Fogelman.
Physical Description 146 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits ; 28 cm
PublisherNew York : Museum of Jewish Heritage
NotesProduced and published on the occasion of the exhibition Daring to Resist: Jewish Defiance in the Holocaust by the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, New York, April 2007–July 2008 —Title page verso; Includes bibliographical references (pages 139–142) and index