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CFP: Holocaust research and archives in the digital age Special Issue of Quest (www.quest-cdecjournal.it) to be published in June 2018 Edited by Laura Brazzo (Fondazione Centro di Documentazione Ebraica Contemporanea, Milan) and Reto Speck (NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Amsterdam and King’s College London) “Digital … [Further information]
This book discusses the participation of volunteers of Jewish descent in the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War, focusing particularly on the establishment of the Naftali Botwin Company, a Jewish military unit that was created in the Polish Dombrowski Brigade. Gerben Zaagsma analyses the symbolic meaning of the participation of … [Further information]
This book is a response to the oft-perpetrated myths of British Jewry’s lack of fighting spirit and its failure to participate in the Second World War. British Jewry has never formed more than about one half of 1 per cent of the population, yet the figures show that their contribution to the armed forces has always been out of proportion to their … [Further information]