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The Blue and the Yellow Stars of David

The Zionist Leadership in Palestine and the Holocaust, 1939–1945

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ISBN 9780674436183

Publication Date: 12/01/1990

334 pages



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  • Acknowledgments
  • Foreword by Saul Friedlander
  • Introduction
  • Part One. Grasping the Unprecedented
    • 1. First Warnings: September 1939 through 1940
    • 2. A Semblance of Stabilization: 1941
    • 3. The Beginnings of Change: January–August 1942
    • 4. The Turning Point: End of 1942
    • 5. The Ebb of the Tide: 1943–1944
  • Part Two. Reaction and Self-Mobilization
    • 6. Public Response
    • 7. The Joint Rescue Committee
    • 8. Rescue Fund Allocations from the Yishuv
    • 9. Rescue Fund Allocations from Free World Jewry
  • Part Three. Rescue Efforts
    • 10. Rescue Operations in Neutral Countries
    • 11. Political Negotiations
    • 12. Ransom Plans
    • 13. Military Plans
    • 14. The End of the Rescue Effort
  • Conclusion: Rescue and Zionist Policy
  • Chronology
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Biographical Glossary
  • Index

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