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The World That Was: Poland/

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The World That Was: Poland
A study of the life and Torah conciousness of Jews in the shtetlach, towns, and cities of Poland.

By Rabbi Yitzchok Kasnett (Author) 
List Price: $14.99
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Catalog #: H-POLP
ISBN-10: 142260618X
ISBN-13: 9781422606186
Binding: Paperback / Pages: 222
Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches / Weight: 1.50 LBS
Published: by Hebrew Academy Of Cleveland

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The life and Torah consciousness of Jews in the shtetlach, towns, and cities of Poland. Through interviews, research, maps, pictures and charts, it conveys the life, inspiration, vitality, and achievements of pre-war Polish Jewry. A magnificent achievement.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Author's Preface
  • The Yearning Neshama
  • Introduction
  • Teacher's Guide / Introductory Studen Exercises
  • The Spiritual Climate in Poland Between the Two World Wars
  • The Jewish Industrial City in Poland: Lodz
  • Warsaw: A Microcosm of Polish Jewry
  • Oshpitzin: Family and Community Life (Rabbi Yosef Landau)
  • Remembering Ger, Chachmei Lublin and Survival in Russia (Mr. Mechoel Tenenbaum)
  • Remembering Lodz and the Holocaust (Reb Yosef Friedenson)
  • Fragment of a Holocaust Memoir
  • Piotrkov
  • Portrait of a Torah Personality from Poland (Rabbi Menachem Ziemb, ZT"L)
  • Noble Visionary (Sarah Schenirer, A"H)
  • Glossary
  • Bibliography
  • The Studen Guide
  • Recommended Reading and Source Material

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