The Warsaw Ghetto Diaries  
   

 
Author Seidman, Hillel [Seidmann, Hilel] / Israel, Yosef [Tr.]
Place of Publication Southfield, MI / Nanuet, NY / Jerusalem
Publication Name Targum Press / Feldheim Publishers
Year 1997
Language(s) English
Description
RARE English translation of the first eyewitness report of Warsaw Jewish community`s destruction, first published in 1946 in Hebrew, and in in 1947 Yiddish. Dr. Hillel Seidman (1914-1995) served as secretary of `Agudat Israel` and its Jewish members of the Polish Sejm between the two world wars, and was a close associate of the Jewish community leaders of Poland and Lithuania, such as Rabbi Israel Meir Kagan (`Chafetz Chaim`), Rabbi Avraham Mordechai Alter, Rabbi Chaim Ozer Grodzinski, and others. With the outbreak of World War II he became a leader of the Jewish community in Warsaw, and the director of the community archive. During the Holocaust he documented the Warsaw Ghetto daily events in his diary. After the war he assisted to war refugees and afterwards immigrated to USA, where he was a close associate of many prominent figures of American Jewry, such as Rabbi Yosef Eliyahu Henkin, Joseph Ber (Yosef Dov) Soloveitchik, and Menachem Mendel Schneerson. 235x160m. 393 pages. Illustrated Hardcover. Cover rubbed and slightly dirty. Spine edges bumped. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare English translation of one of the most important Holocaust memoirs is otherwise in very good condition.
Price $155.00
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Catalog Index Number MA 27 09



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