A Greek Jew from Salonika remembers by Ya"acov Handeli

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Published by Herzl in New York .

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Original Hebrew edition published: Jerusalem: Korot, 1992.

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StatementYa"acov (Jack) Handeli ; introduction by Elie Wiesel ; translated from Hebrew by Martin Kett.
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Pagination112p. ;
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21382068M
ISBN 100930832000

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The history of the Jews of Thessaloniki reaches back two thousand years. The city of Thessaloniki (also known as Salonika) housed a major Jewish community, mostly Eastern Sephardim, until the middle of the Second World is the only known example of a city of this size in the Jewish diaspora that retained a Jewish majority for centuries.

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The Jews of Thessaloniki during the Roman and later the Byzantine periods had Greek names and spoke Greek. This ancient community came to beknown as the “Romaniotes”. After the splitting up of the Roman Empire in CE, Thessaloniki became the second most important city - after Constantinople - in the Byzantine Empire.

Handeli, Ya’acov (Jack), A Greek Jew from Salonica Remembers (translated by Martin Kett),Roses Printing Herzberger, Magda, Survival,1 st World Library Kirschner, Ann, Sala’s Gift: My Mother’s Holocaust Story,Free Press.

Books. Abatzopoulou Frangiski, The Holocaust in the Testimonies of Greek Jews, Thessaloniki, Paratiritis (in Greek). Alvo Benveniste Marie, Memories of my Life, Thessaloniki, Ianos (in Greek). Amariglio Kougno, Erika, From Thessaloniki to Auschwitz and Back, Memories of a survivor from Salonica, Vallentine Mitchell & Company (first edition in Greekalso published in French.

The apostle Paul would preach in the synagogue of those early Hellenized Jews, called Romaniotes. The presence of the Jewish community remained uninterrupted throughout the Roman and Byzantine eras, but took a dramatic turn in C.E., when an estima Sephardim found refuge in Ottoman Thessaloniki (or Salonica) after the Spanish Expulsion.

who escaped Salonika and came to the United States; in this sense, reading Sciaky’s account best approximates the experience of my Nono. Testimonies found in other books I have collected such as A Greek Jew from Salonica Remembers (), The House by the Sea: A Portrait of the. Buy A Greek Jew from Salonica remembers by Chantali, Iakovos (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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The Greek administration helped the Germans confine the Jews to two main ghettos, which had never before existed in Salonika, and set Greek police guards around them. The process of assisting in the deportations followed directly from these other initiatives.

On Mathe Greek police marched Jews to the Salonika railway station. The history of the Jews in Greece can be traced back to at least the fourth century BCE. The oldest and the most characteristic Jewish group that has inhabited Greece are the Romaniotes, also known as "Greek Jews."The term "Greek Jew" is predominantly used for any person of Jewish descent or faith that lives in or originates from the modern region of Greece.

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SKU: Category: Religion - Judaism & Judaica. Description Description. Title: A Greek Jew From Salonica Remembers. ISBN: Author: Handeli, Ya’acov (Jack) Book. O n Septemmasked policemen armed with machine guns arrested 22 members of the neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party, including several representatives to Greece’s parliament.

The rise of the anti-immigrant, anti-Jewish group unearths reminders of Greece’s compliance with the Nazis in World War II.

In the Spring issue, Devin E. Naar explored the resurgence of Salonica’s all-but. After the Greek occupation of Salonika inthe Greek government implemented a policy of Hellenization in order to enforce Greek language and culture and unify the minority population.

As a result, the Greek authorities wanted to establish a Greek Jewish educational framework, aimed at assimilating the Jewish population. His books include Salonica City of Ghosts: Christians, Muslims and Jews, –, winner of the Duff Cooper Prize; Hitler’s Empire: Nazi Rule in Occupied Europe, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for History; and Governing the World: The History of an Idea/5(96).

Purim traditions were carefully observed by all; see Ya’akov Handeli, A Greek Jew from Salonica Remembers (New York: Herzl Press, ), p. 20 for a similar description of the sugar figures and trays).

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Then the telephones, Jews were forbidden to use the telephone. It had to be handed over to the Company. One day three trucks arrived and took the complete library of holy books which we had in the Community, books from before the time the Jews left Spain.

Our Rabbis cried so much when they took those books, I remember it to this day. 3 | Jewish Holocaust Memorial The Jewish Holocaust Memorial, established in remembrance of Greek Jews exterminated at Nazi concentration camps is located at the southeastern corner of Eleftheria (Freedom) Square, nowadays transformed into a parking forces had rounded up Jewish men here on J for processing procedures prior to their deportation to.

Inthe Jewish population of Thessaloniki was estimated at 56, individuals. By the end of World War II, only 1, remained and/or returned to the city. - A Greek Jew from Salonica Remembers - Handeli (One of the most meaningful books I have ever read. Also had the very moving experience of hearing Jack Yaacov Handeli tell his story.).

Since joining the UW faculty inDr. Naar has been working on a book manuscript, based on his dissertation, entitled, Jewish Salonica, which explores the multiple ways in which Jews in Salonica grappled with the end of the Ottoman Empire and their new-found position within the context of the Greek state during the early twentieth century.

On December 6thGerman occupation forces and Greek collaborators confiscated the Jewish cemetery of Saloniki, which was the largest. Original Hebrew edition: From the white tower to the gates of Auschwitz, Korot Publishing House, Jerusalem, Original English edition: A Greek Jew from Salonica remembers.

Without taking into account the alternative perspectives that permeate this book, recent studies argue that Salonica’s Jews established a “nascent but inchoate” Greek Jewish identity through the s and only came to identify themselves and be identified by others as fully Greek once they left—either in Auschwitz, Israel, or New York.

Now, Greek Jewish survivors of the Holocaust can reclaim their Greek citizenship, a new Holocaust memorial was built in Salonika, the Golden Dawn.

But unlike the working-class Salonica Jews who played a key role in the birth of Israeli ports and shipping, few members of this educated family seem. Historian Prof.

Sarah Abrevaya Stein follows the Sephardi Levy family of Salonica from the end of the 19th century through the city’s transformation into present-day Greek Thessaloniki. Rena Molho teaches the history of Greek Jewry at Panteion University in Athens.

She has published more than thirty studies in both Greek and foreign scientific books, encyclopaedias and journals.

Her work focuses on the different expressions of Ottoman and Greek Jewish civilization and culture and more specifically that of the Jews of Salonika.

Paradise lost, and remembered, for the Jews of Rhodes An exhibition at the University of Hartford explores a once-thriving Greek Jewish community before.

Talking Until Nightfall: Remembering Jewish Salonica, – Isaac Matarasso, trans. from the Greek by Pauline Matarasso. Bloomsbury Continuum, $28 (p) ISBN   Today, 41 years after the first deportation of Jews to Polish death camps began, Salonika is home to between 1, and 1, Jews.

“We. Greek Jewry and the Holocaust Before World War II, approximat Jews lived in Greece in 31 different communities. By war’s end, o Jews survived. Jewish cemetery desecrated in Thessaloniki, Greece Vandals smash headstones and ornaments days after the election of 3 neo-Nazi Greek politicians to the European Parliament.

The book charts how the end of the Ottoman Empire and the incorporation of Salonica into Greece impacted the city’s Jews. It was a challenging transition. As an important part of a multicultural empire, Jews in Salonica suddenly became a minority in Greece: they observed a different religion and spoke a different language from the majority of.The exhibition The Synagogues of Thessaloniki: Destruction & Reconstruction opened on October 1st at the Joseph Miller Exhibit hall, Crough Center for Architectural Studies, School of Architecture and Planning, the Catholic University of America.

The exhibition was organized by the Embassy of Greece and The Foundation for Hellenic Culture, as part of the week-long activities at the US.

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