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Rescue as resistance : how Jewish organizations fought the Holocaust in France

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Rescue as resistance : how Jewish organizations fought the Holocaust in France
Call No: 944.004924 L43r

Call Number944.004924 L43r
Statement of ResponsibilityLucien Lazare ; translated by Jeffrey M. Green.
Creators & ContributorsLazare, Lucien (author)
Green, Yaacov Jeffrey (translator)
SummaryDetails the formation and nature of many French-Jewish resistance groups, looking at them from social, political, cultural, budgetary, and religious positions, and highlights especially those that rescued children. —Publisher

ContentsForeword / Saul Friedlander
Part I. The Rising Danger.

1. France from 1938 to June 1940 and the Problem of Foreign Nationals 
2. The Jews in France in 1938-1939 
3. The Uniqueness of Jewish Resistance

Part II. Organized Jewish Reactions From June 1940 to July 1942
4. Jewish Assistance Organizations
5. The Youth Movements
6. From Social, Political, and Cultural Action to the Military Option
7. The Jewish Communist Organizations
8. The Consistory and Other Religious Associations
9. The Particular Case of Jewish Children

Part III. Jewish Clandestine Action from August 1942 to the Liberation
10. The Establishment of Underground Networks
11. The Rescue of Jewish Children
12. The Jewish Underground: Solidarity and Vitality
13. The Primacy of Tendencies Toward Unity and the Dynamism of Spiritual Life
14. The Budgets of the Jewish Resistance
15. The Groundwork of the Postwar Community
16. The Armed Struggle.
Physical Description xii, 400 pages ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Translated from the French by Jeffrey M. Green.
PublisherNew York : Columbia University Press
EditionCasebound edition
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 365–373) and index
RecognitionGifted in 1996 by Judy Shapiro