Guest Speakers:
Professors Antony Polonsky and Marcin Wodziński

July 22, 2020

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  1. Antony Polonsky, The Jews in Poland and Russia, 3 volumes,
    Volume 1: 1350-1881 – Littman Library, Oxford, 2010-12
    Volume 2: 1881-1914 – Littman Library, Oxford, 2010-12
    Volume 3: 1914-2008 – Littman Library, Oxford, 2010-12
  2. Antony Polonsky, The Jews in Poland and Russia: A Short History – Littman Library, Oxford, 2013
  3. Antony Polonsky (ed.), From Shtetl to Socialism. Studies from Polin – Littman Library, Oxford, 1993
  4. Chimen Abramsky, Maciej Jachimczyk, Antony Polonsky (ed.), The Jews in Poland –Basil Blackwell, 1986
  5. Barbara Kirshenblatt, Lucjan Dobroszycki, Image Before My Eyes: A Photographic History of Jewish Life in Poland – Schocken Books, second edition, 1994
  6. POLIN 1000 YEAR HISTORY OF POLISH JEWS – POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, 2014
  7. Gershon Hundert (ed.), The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe – Yale University Press, 2008 || AVAILABLE ONLINE
  8. David Biale et al., Hasidism: A New History – Princeton University Press, 2018
  9. Lucy Dawidowicz, The Golden Tradition: Jewish Life and Thought in Eastern Europe – Schocken Books, New York, 1967. Reprinted Syracuse University Press, 1996
  10. Yisrael Gutman, Ezra Mendelsohn, Jehuda Reinharz, Chone Shmeruk (ed.), The Jews of Poland Between Two World Wars – University Press of New England, 1991
  11. Yisrael Gutman, The Jews of Warsaw, 1939-1943: Ghetto, Underground – Revolt (A Midland Book) – Indiana University Press, 1989
  12. Zvi Gitelman, A Century of Ambivalence: The Jews of Russia and the Soviet Union, 1881 to the Present – Indiana University Press, 2001
  13. Yury Slezkine, The Jewish Century – Princeton University Press, 2004


  1. Evyatar Friesel, Atlas of Modern Jewish History – New York, 1990
  2. Paul Magosci, Historical Atlas of East Central Europe, Seattle, 1993
  3. Marcin Wodziński, Waldemar Spallek, Historical Atlas of Hasidism – Princeton University Press, 2018


  1. Image Before My Eyes: A History of Jewish Life in Poland Before the Holocaust 
    by Joshua Waletzky

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