By Seán Hand
Regardless of an outpouring of scholarship at the Holocaust, little paintings has inquisitive about what occurred to Europe's Jewish groups after the battle ended. and in contrast to many different eu international locations within which the vast majority of the Jewish inhabitants perished, France had an important post‑war Jewish group that numbered within the thousands. Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945–1955 deals new perception on key facets of French Jewish existence within the many years following the top of global conflict II.
How Jews have been handled throughout the battle endured to steer either Jewish and non-Jewish society within the post-war years. the amount examines the ways that ethical and political problems with accountability mixed with the pressing difficulties and practicalities of recovery, and it illustrates how nationwide imperatives, overseas dynamics, and a replaced self-perception all profoundly helped to form the fortunes of postwar French Judaism.Comprehensive and expert, this quantity deals a wealthy number of views on Jewish reviews, sleek and modern historical past, literary and cultural research, philosophy, sociology, and theology.
With contributions from top students, together with Edward Kaplan, Susan Rubin Suleiman, and Jay wintry weather, the publication establishes a number of connections among such diversified components of outrage because the operating of orphanages, the institution of latest social and political agencies, the recovery of training and non secular amenities, and the advance of highbrow responses to the Holocaust. complete and educated, this quantity should be priceless to readers operating in Jewish reviews, sleek and modern background, literary and cultural research, philosophy, sociology, and theology.