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Author Diner, Hasia R.

Title We Remember with Reverence and Love : American Jews and the Myth of Silence after the Holocaust, 1945-1962
Published New York : NYU Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (544 pages)
Contents Preface; Introduction: Deeds and Words; 1 Fitting Memorials; 2 Telling the World; 3 The Saving Remnant; 4 Germany on Their Minds; 5 Wrestling with the Postwar World; 6 Facing the Jewish Future; Conclusion: The Corruption of History, the Betrayal of Memory; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; About the Author
Summary Winner of the 2009 National Jewish Book Award in American Jewish Studies. Recipient of the 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship in Humanities-Intellectual & Cultural History. It has become an accepted truth: after World War II, American Jews chose to be silent about the mass murder of millions of their European brothers and sisters at the hands of the Nazis. In this compelling work, Hasia R. Diner shows the assumption of silence to be categorically false. Uncovering a rich and incredibly varied trove of remembrances--in song, literature, liturgy, public display, political activism, and hundreds of other
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Subject Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Historiography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Public opinion, American
Jews -- United States -- Attitudes.
Public opinion -- United States.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0814719937
0814785239 (electronic bk.)
9780814785232 (electronic bk.)