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
Subtitle of host publicationNew Transnational Approaches
EditorsNorman J.W. Goda
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherBerghahn Books
Pages238-249
Number of pages12
Volume19
ISBN (Electronic)9781782384427
ISBN (Print)9781782384410
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities (all)

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