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By Carole Bell Ford

After international struggle II the women membership of Brooklyn, long island, turned domestic and shelter to a small crew of younger women, orphaned within the Holocaust, whose tales signify the stories of tens of millions of kid survivors. This e-book follows them from formative years to the current as they, opposite to early predictions, outfitted new and winning lives in the US. In previous age the ladies, once more, are defying bleak expectancies.

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By the end of August, however, food deliveries into the ghetto had stopped because the community itself had no more money to purchase the supplies of food already available in the German stockpile” (Browing, 2004, p. 118). LODZ 29 In 1940, the daily food ration in the ghetto was 1,800 calories. ). In Poland, as a whole, it has been estimated that 20 percent of the ghetto populations died of starvation (Tec, 2003, p. 40). Deborah Dwork’s book, Children with a Star, deals with the experiences of children and youth in the Holocaust.

6). By 1850, the population had increased to 15,000, and by the outbreak of World War I it had exploded to 750,000; the city’s leading industrialists were the wealthiest in the Russian Empire. Among them were Jews who lived in grand palaces alongside their Christian peers. Although, by the eve of World War II, Lodz had declined from its heyday when the huge factories were self-contained cities—each with 10,000 workers, housing for their families, schools, and hospitals—a number of factories remained in operation.

An important resource for information on Poland in the interwar years is Polin: Studies in Polish Jewry, Volume 8 (1994, September). Jews in Independent Poland, 1918–1939, edited by Antony Polonsky, Ezra Mendelsohn, and Jerzy Tomaszewsk. It is a volume of scholarly papers under the general editorship of Professor Antony Polonsky of Brandeis University, part of a 21-volume series which has been published since 1986. Since 1994 the series has been published by the Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.

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