A Community in Transition

A Community in Transition : Jewish Welfare in Breslau-Wroclaw

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The development and collapse of the Jewish community is described using the example of its welfare and social activities in Breslau/Wroclaw. The author focuses on the time from the end of the nineteenth century to the 1940s, when the city was awarded to Poland, in order to show the process of transition of this community.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 263 pages
  • 148 x 208 x 16mm | 399.16g
  • Verlag Barbara Budrich
  • Leverkusen, Germany
  • English
  • 3866492626
  • 9783866492622

Table of contents

Introduction Wrotizla/Vratislavia/Breslau/Wroclaw Jewish community in Breslau Welfare system in Breslau Jewish welfare Festung Breslau Wroclaw. Communistic Poland 1945-1948 Jews come back to Wroclaw Summaryshow more

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Following World War II, the German city of Breslau became Polish Wroclaw. Drawing on former residents' recollections, the Encyclopedia Judaica, and other sources, Lenarcik focuses on the struggles and self-help achievements in the rebuilding of its liquidated major prewar Jewish community. Reference & Research Book Newsshow more