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Artists and Writers

Many Polish-Jewish writers, actors, artists, poets and musicians always maintained close ties with the land of their birth. These biographies consider their contributions made to both Jewish and Polish culture.

"That world is no more," an oft-repeated phrase. These artists demonstrate the spiritual wealth and potential of that world that disappeared--a victim of the German killing machine.
The individuals featured in these biographical sketches left Poland before the war, during the war and after the war, or as the result of the anti-Semitic campaign of 1968. Also included are the biographies of those who decided to stay in Poland. (pc)
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Artists and Writers
 - Samuel Josef Agnon
 - Miriam Akavia
 - Ida Fink
 - Henryk Grynberg
 - Mela Muter
 - Abraham Neuman
 - Isaac Leib Peretz
 - Bruno Schulz
Between Zionism and Assimilation
 - Szymon Aszkenazy
Industrialists, Pioneers in Business
 - Jan Bogumil Bloch
 - Natan Glucksberg
 - Leopold Kronenberg
 - Maurycy Orgelbrand
 - Samuel Orgelbrand
 - Szmul Zbytkower
Rabbis and Tzaddikim
 - Juda Liw Ben Bekalela
 - Chafetz Chaim
 - Moses Isserles
 - Asher ben Jechiel
 - Icchak ben Meir Lewi
 - Elimelech of Lezajsk
 - Moses Maimonides
 - Dov Ber of Mezritch
 - Moses ben Nachman
 - Nachman ben Simcha
 - Elijah ben Solomon
 - Baal Shem Tov
Scholars
 - Zygmunt Bauman
 - Aleksander Hertz
Tragedy of the Twentieth Century
 - Wiktor Alter
 - Wladyslaw Bartoszewski
 - Adam Czerniakow
 - Marek Edelman
 - Jakub Herman
 - Jan Karski
 - Janusz Korczak
 - Witold Pilecki
 - Emmanuel Ringelblum
 - Chaim Rumkowski
 - Jozef Szajna

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