Contested memory: A story of a kapo in Auschwitz-history, memory, and politics

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Abstract

Eliezer Gruenbaum (1908-1948), son of the Polish Zionist leader Yitzhak Gruenbaum, was a member of the Communist Party. As a prisoner of the Nazis in 1942-45, he became a "Kapo" in Birkenau. Focuses on competing Israeli narratives about him by writers from various political camps: communists, the Right, Orthodox Jews, etc.
Original languageEnglish GB
Title of host publicationJewish Histories of the Holocaust
EditorsNorman J.W. Goda
Place of PublicationOxford
Pages238-249
Number of pages12
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (all)

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