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Title:
A travel guide to Jewish Europe
Author:
Frank, Ben G.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Gretna : Pelican Publishing, 2001.
Physical Description:
752 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Geographic Term:
ISBN:
9781565547766
Format :
Book

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Central Library DS135.E8 F7 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

New chapters on the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, and Poland allow this updated book to combine practical travel information, intriguing stories, and an enlightening investigation into the Jewish contributions to European history.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 9
Introductionp. 15
France: The Fourth Largest Jewish Community in the Worldp. 23
England: Cromwell, Disraeli, and the Rothschildsp. 115
Ireland: Dublin Has Had Jewish Mayorsp. 153
Italy: Jews Sell Cameos in St. Peter's Squarep. 161
Spain: Columbus, a Jew?p. 197
Portugal: Saying the Mourner's Prayer in Rossio Squarep. 237
Austria: Where Jews Have Memoriesp. 251
Switzerland: Home of the First World Zionist Congressp. 273
Belgium: Diamonds, Rubies, and the Most Luxurious Ghetto in the Worldp. 291
Holland: The European Jewish Grandees and Anne Frankp. 317
Germany: Jews Do Live Therep. 345
Greece: Grandeur at the Jewish Museump. 409
Turkey: Jewish History from Constantinople to Istanbulp. 423
Scandinavia: Something for Everyonep. 435
The Czech Republic: The Spotlight Shines on Praguep. 475
Hungary: The Largest Jewish Community in Eastern Europep. 521
Slovakia: Jews Are Here to Stayp. 563
Poland: Someplace Along the Polish Road, You Will Shed a Tearp. 579
Romania: Once a Large Jewish Community; Today a Small Onep. 663
Bulgaria: Located in the Powder Keg of Europep. 705
Indexp. 741

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