Essays and peer-reviewed scholarship in Yiddish Studies, an interdisciplinary field that engages all aspects of Yiddish cultural production, especially in its relationship to other cultures and languages.
Yiddish and the Holocaust
'Before the bow that was drawn': The Vilna Komitet and its documentation of the destruction of Polish Jewry, 1939–1940/41
Translation by Joshua Price and Miriam Schulz
A translation of the introduction of Miriam Schulz’s recent book, Der Beginn des Untergangs: Die Zerstörung der jüdischen Gemeinden in Polen und das Vermächtnis des Wilnaer Komitees (“Before the bow that was drawn”: The Vilna Komitet and its documentation of the destruction of Polish Jewry).
May 14, 2018
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