Book cover

The Warsaw ghetto diaries

Library Item

Find or request this item
The Warsaw ghetto diaries
Call No: 943.8053 S45w

Call Number943.8053 S45w
Dates1997; ©1997
Statement of ResponsibilityHillel Seidman ; translated by Yosef Israel.
Creators & ContributorsSeidman, Hillel (author)
Israel, Yosef (translator)
Seidman, Hillel (subject)
Summary"Hidden beneath the ruined, scorched earth of what had once been Warsaw's Jewish community headquarters lay a treasure buried deep—the diary of Dr. Hillel Seidman, chief archivist of the Warsaw Kehillah. A researcher, author, and, above all—a devoted observant Jew, Dr. Seidman kept a faithful account of Warsaw's last days, from the deportations to the final Uprising. The Warsaw Ghetto Diaries, impounded by the Gestapo and miraculously rescued from their bloody hands, hidden in the cellar of Zamenhof 19, and finally, with war's end, unearthed—the last survivors of that terrible moment in Jewish history—remain a testament to the unflinching courage and unyielding faith of the Jewish heroes of Warsaw." —Back cover
Contents
  • Foreword
  • Translator's Preface
  • Introduction
  • The Warsaw Ghetto Diaries
  • Reflections after the Revolt
  • The Warsaw Ghetto Judenrat
  • Personalities I Knew in the Ghetto
Physical Description 393 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Added title page in Hebrew, Translated by Yosef Israel.
PublisherNew York : Targum Press
DistributorNanuet, NY : Feldheim Publishers
NotesTranslation of: Yoman geṭo Ṿarshah
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by Harry Lieber in memory of Iza Laponce