Lecture Series: "The Jewish Metropolis: Warsaw and Vilna Before the Holocaust" with Professor Samuel Kassow
The Jewish Metropolis: Warsaw and Vilna before the Holocaust is a downloadable lecture series by Professor Samuel Kassow focusing on the history of two key cities in Ashkenazi Jewish history.
This product includes:
- Lecture guide with suggested reading list
- Lecture 1 - "Warsaw: The Making of a Jewish Metropolis"
- Lecture 2 - "Warsaw: The Capital of Polish Jewry"
- Lecture 3 - "Litvaks: The Collective Memory of Jewish Vilna"
- MP3 versions of each lecture for listening on-the-go
Altogether, this product includes approximately 200 minutes of video.
Once you purchase this product, you will receive an email from "Yiddish Book Center Store" with a link to download the lectures, as well as a separate emailed receipt. The link may be used up to three times before it expires, and each file can be downloaded up to three times.
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Samuel Kassow is the Charles H. Northam Professor of History at Trinity College, and is recognized as one of the world's leading scholars on the Holocaust and the Jews of Poland. Kassow was born in 1946 in a DP-camp in Stuttgart, Germany and grew up speaking Yiddish. Kassow attended the London School of Economics and Princeton University where he earned a PhD in 1976 with a study about students and professors in Tsarist Russia. He is widely known for his 2007 book, Who Will Write Our History? Emanuel Ringelblum, the Warsaw Ghetto, and the Oyneg Shabes Archive (Indiana University Press). He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy for Jewish Research, has won numerous awards, and has lectured widely.