By K. E. Fleming
K. E. Fleming's Greece--a Jewish History is the 1st entire English-language heritage of Greek Jews, and the one background that comes with fabric on their diaspora in Israel and the U.S.. The ebook tells the tale of a those that for the main half not exist and whose id is a paradox in that it wasn't totally shaped till after so much Greek Jews had emigrated or been deported and killed through the Nazis.
for hundreds of years, Jews lived in parts which are now a part of Greece. yet Greek Jews as a nationalized staff existed in enormous quantity just for a couple of brief decades--from the Balkan Wars (1912-13) until eventually the Holocaust, within which greater than eighty percentage have been killed. Greece--a Jewish History describes their varied histories and the methods that labored to cause them to turn out to be a Greek collective. It additionally follows Jews as they left Greece--as deportees to Auschwitz or émigrés to Palestine/Israel and New York's decrease East part. In such international settings their Greekness used to be emphasised because it by no means used to be in Greece, the place Orthodox Christianity often defines nationwide id and anti-Semitism is still common.
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