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Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15Focusing on Jewish Religious Life, 1500-1900$
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Antony Polonsky and Antony Polonsky

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9781874774716

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.001.0001

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Yaffa Eliach’s Eishyshok: Two Views

Yaffa Eliach’s Eishyshok: Two Views

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(p.445) Yaffa Eliach’s Eishyshok: Two Views
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Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry Volume 15
Author(s):
Antony Polonsky
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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781874774716.003.0028

This chapter concerns Yaffa Eliach’s There Once Was a World: A 900-Year Chronicle of the Shtetl of Eishyshok (1998). This work has received considerable praise for its attempt to reconstruct the lost world of the author’s native town. At the same time its picture of relations between Jews and non-Jews, and in particular of the behaviour of the principal Polish resistance movement, the Armia Krajowa (Home Army, AK), towards the Jews of the area during and after the Second World War, has been widely criticized. The chapter thus presents two views of this complex and difficult issue. The first view is done by Sarunas Liekis and the second is covered by John Radziłowski.

Keywords:   Yaffa Eliach, There Once Was a World, Eishyshok, Armia Krajowa, Home Army, World War II, book review

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