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Title "We are here" : new approaches to Jewish displaced persons in postwar Germany / edited by Avinoam J. Patt and Michael Berkowitz.
Imprint Detroit : Wayne State University Press, [2010]

Subject Jews -- Germany -- History -- 1945-1990.
Holocaust survivors -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Holocaust survivors -- Germany -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Jewish refugees -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
Germany -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century.
Alt Name Patt, Avinoam J.
Berkowitz, Michael.
Description x, 357 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Entangled histories and lost memories: Jewish survivors in occupied Germany, 1945-49 / Atina Grossmann -- A folk monument to our destruction and heroism: Jewish historical commissions in the displaced persons camps of Germany, Austria, and Italy / Laura Jockusch -- Representing the experiences of children in the Holocaust: children's survivor testimonies published in Fun Letsten Hurbn, Munich, 1946-49 / Boaz Cohen -- Living in Landsberg, dreaming of Deganiah: Jewish displaced youths and Zionism after the Holocaust / Avinoam J. Patt -- Face to face: American Jews and Holocaust survivors, 1946-54 / Beth B. Cohen -- Perceptions of Jewish displaced persons as criminals in early Postwar Germany: lingering stereotypes and self-fulfilling prophecies / Michael Berkowitz and Suzanne Brown-Fleming -- The reshaping of Jewish communities and identities in Frankfurt and Zeilsheim in 1945 / Laura J. Hilton -- The experience of the displaced persons in Bergen-Belsen: unique or typical case? / Hagit Lavsky -- Jewish observance in Amalek's shadow: mourning, marriage, and birth rituals among displaced persons in Germany / Margarete Myers Feinstein -- "We long for a home": songs and survival among Jewish displaced persons / Shirli Gilbert -- Dangling roots? Yiddish language and culture in the German diaspora / Tamar Lewinsky.
ISBN 9780814333501 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0814333508 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 318878796
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Avinoam J. Patt, Michael Berkowitz1
 Entangled Histories and Lost Memories: Jewish Survivors in Occupied Germany, 1945-49 / Atina Grossmann14
 The Past and Future of the Jewish People 
 A Folk Monument to Our Destruction and Heroism: Jewish Historical Commissions in the Displaced Persons Camps of Germany, Austria, and Italy / Laura Jockusch31
 Representing the Experiences of Children in the Holocaust: Children's Survivor Testimonies Published in Fun Letsten Hurbn, Munich, 1946-49 / Boaz Cohen74
 Living in Landsberg, Dreaming of Deganiah: Jewish Displaced Youths and Zionism after the Holocaust / Avinoam J. Patt98
 Face to Face: American Jews and Holocaust Survivors, 1946-54 / Beth B. Cohen136
 Life in a Transitional Present 
 Perceptions of Jewish Displaced Persons as Criminals in Early Postwar Germany: Lingering Stereotypes and Self-fulfilling Prophecies / Michael Berkowitz, Suzanne Brown-Fleming167
 The Reshaping of Jewish Communities and Identities in Frankfurt and Zeilsheim in 1945 / Laura J. Hilton194
 The Experience of the Displaced Persons in Bergen-Belsen: Unique or Typical Case? / Hagit Lavsky227
 Daily Life, Religion, Culture 
 Jewish Observance in Amalek's Shadow: Mourning, Marriage, and Birth Rituals among Displaced Persons in Germany / Margarete Myers Feinstein257
 "We Long for a Home": Songs and Survival among Jewish Displaced Persons / Shirli Gilbert289
 Dangling Roots? Yiddish Language and Culture in the German Diaspora / Tamar Lewinsky308
 Glossary of Hebrew and Yiddish Terms335

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