Heroes of Jewish Heritage

Heroes of Jewish Heritage

Mar 23, 2018 By David Fishman | Commentary

Several months ago, I gave a lecture in Lviv, Ukraine, on my new book to a young non-Jewish audience. There are very few Jews left in Lviv (formerly Lemberg), even fewer than in Vilnius (formerly Vilna), where my book’s events take place. The audience listened attentively as I described the rescue of cultural treasures from the Nazis by a group of ghetto inmates nicknamed the Paper Brigade: a diary by Theodore Herzl, rabbinic manuscripts, Sholem Aleichem’s letters, paintings and sculptures.

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The Righteous Convert Of Vilna

The Righteous Convert Of Vilna

May 21, 2014 By David Fishman | Short Video | Shavuot

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Nazi-Looted Jewish Archives in Moscow

Nazi-Looted Jewish Archives in Moscow

Jun 6, 2012 By David Fishman | Public Event audio

Dr. David Fishman, professor of Jewish History at JTS and director of its Project Judaica and the Jewish Archival Survey, gives this Library Book Talk at JTS on a book of which he is a coeditor, Nazi-Looted Jewish Archives in Moscow: A Guide to Jewish Historical and Cultural Collections in the Russian State Military Archive.

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