Hasidic Tales of the Holocaust

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Yaffa Eliach
Oxford University Press, 1982 - Poetry - 266 pages
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89 original Hasidic tales - the first new Hasidic tales in over a century - collected by the author, from survivors of the Holocaust. They provide unique witness to the victims' inner experience of "unspeakable" suffering.

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You might think a book called Hasidic Tales of the Holocaust would make you incredibly sad. Perhaps. Well, most probably. But perhaps also it will give strength, hope, inspiration. In the forward to ... Read full review

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To read the tales from the Hasidic world, which almost disappeared entirely during the Holocaust, is both uplifting and saddening at the same time. These tales show you how even the victims of the most heinous human rights crimes can have a positive outlook when all is over. Read full review


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Eliach is a professor of Judaic Studies at Brooklyn College

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