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Recovering a Voice: West European Jewry After the Holocaust

David H. Weinberg

Abstract

This book focuses on the largely ignored efforts by the Jews of France, Belgium, and the Netherlands to reconstruct their lives after the Second World War. The book presents the challenges that were faced both in the national context and in the world Jewish arena and examines how they were dealt with. The book reviews the action taken to revive Jewish communities in the three countries, remodelling them as efficient, self-sustaining, and assertive bodies that could meet new challenges. With the creation of the State of Israel, Jews who stayed in western Europe had to defend their decision to d ... More

Keywords: Jews, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Jewish communities, Israel, antisemitism, Nazism, Jewish life

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781906764104
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781906764104.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David H. Weinberg, author