David Katz

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Forced Out: The Fate of Polish Jewry in Communist &hellip by Arthur J. Wolak
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The late 1960s was a tumultuous period in many countries around the world. Not only were there student uprisings in France and Czechoslovakia, but also in the US and Japan. Before all of them, there was the student protest in Poland. What happened in 1968 marked the beginning of the end for communist rule in Poland long before the Berlin Wall was torn down. But how the experience in Poland differed from the rest was in the treatment of the Jewish community. Unlike other countries that tried to reduce or at least conceal the existence of anti-Semitism after WWII, in Poland it nearly became official policy. Thousands of Polish Jews who had stayed in Poland after the Holocaust were driven out… Read more