"They Are So Alive Inside Me" Yisrael Gutman (1923-2013): Holocaust Survivor, Ghetto Fighter, and Jewish Historian.

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Abstract

A biography of the Polish Israeli Holocaust historian, Yisrael Gutman, is presented. He was born in 1923 in Warsaw, Poland and participated in the Jewish social/political movement HaShomer HaTza'ir while living in the Warsaw ghetto. The article also explores his experiences during World War II at the Auschwitz concentration camp, and his post-war experiences in Poland and Israel. Topics of the biography include Jewish resistance, ghetto life, and the Kibbutz Movement in Israel.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-53
Number of pages31
JournalYad Vashem Studies
Volume41
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Oct 2013

Keywords

  • Historians
  • World War II -- Jewish resistance
  • Jewish ghettos
  • Auschwitz concentration camp
  • Kibbutzim
  • Holocaust survivors
  • Twentieth century
  • Jewish history
  • Gutman, Israel, 1923-2013

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