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Im Fremden Land: Publikationen aus den Lagern für Displaced Persons. Einblicke in die Sammlung der Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. In a Foreign Country: Publications from the Displaced Persons Camps. The Berlin State Library in the Jewish Museum Berlin

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Authors

Sophia Charlotte Fock, Tamar Lewinsky, Ulrike Sonnemann.

Collection

Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz.

Imprint

Berlin, Germany, 2015. 83 pp., illustrations: 24 col., 21 × 14 cm. German and English.

Location

Jüdisches Museum Berlin (3 September–15 December 2015)

Description

Newspapers, journals and books printed by Jews in or near Displaced Persons Camps in Germany. These works were collected by the Berlin State Library beginning in 2009 as part of a new initiative to preserve publications from the DP camps. Printed in Hebrew and Yiddish on low quality paper, the volumes reveal the fears, hopes and interests of the Survivors during this largely-unstudied period of transition, who, while awaiting their emigration, were confronted for the first time with the massive scale of the Holocaust. Material presented in four sections, including Education and Emigration, and Religion and Tradition. Detailed entries for 24 items.

main keywords

DISPLACED PERSONSHOLOCAUSTJEWISH PRESSPRINTED BOOKSYIDDISH PRINTING

minor keywords

HaggadotScrolls of Esther, bookformZionism

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