Voices from the Warsaw Ghetto: Writing Our History

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Yale University Press
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5.6 X 8.3 X 1.1 inches | 0.01 pounds

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About the Author

David G. Roskies is the Sol and Evelyn Henkind Chair in Yiddish Literature and Culture and professor of Jewish literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary, and is the author of Against the Apocalypse: Responses to Catastrophe in Modern Jewish Culture, which was awarded the Ralph Waldo Prize from Phi Beta Kappa.

Samuel D. Kassow is Charles H. Northam Professor of History at Trinity College. He is the author of Who Will Write Our History? and editor of In Those Nightmarish Days, by Peretz Opoczynski and Josef Zelkowicz.


"A compact, diverse anthology."--C.P. Vincent, Choice
"Voices From the Warsaw Ghetto . . . is a book of unrelenting power. You read it the way you might burn through a fever: dizzied by its force, aware that you have no choice but to surrender to its grip."--Joseph Dorman, Brandeis Magazine
"This is the most important collection of surviving documents written by Jews during the Holocaust."--Karen Auerbach, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
"Samuel Kassow provides a moving foreword that conveys the spiritual task that united the group and its historical importance."--Michael Berenbaum, American Jewish University
"A compelling anthological collection framed by an elegant introduction by David Roskies. The selections are powerful and gripping."--Deborah Dash Moore, University of Michigan