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Post-Holocaust France and the Jews, 1945-1955

Seán Hand and Steven T. Katz


Despite an outpouring of scholarship on the Holocaust, little work has focused on what happened to Europe’s Jewish communities after the war ended. And unlike many other European nations in which the majority of the Jewish population perished, France had a significant postwar Jewish community that numbered in the hundreds of thousands. This book offers new insight on key aspects of French Jewish life in the decades following the end of World War II. How Jews had been treated during the war continued to influence both Jewish and non-Jewish society in the post-war years. The book examines the wa ... More

Keywords: Holocaust, Jewish communities, French Jewish life, Jewish studies, post-war Jewish community, French Judaism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9781479835041
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: March 2016 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479835041.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Seán Hand, editor

Steven T. Katz, editor