Victor Chajes

Victor Chajes
Diary of a Polish Jew
Pnina Meislish

Victor Chajes was an assimilated Polish Jew who served both as assistant mayor of the city of Lwow and president of its Jewish community. Between the years 1926 and 1939, when Lwow was captured by the Russians, he kept a diary;’describing his relations with the Jewish community and with the authorities, in view of the deteriorating condition of Polish Jewry. A Hebrew translation of the original Polish diary is presented here, including an introduction and notes.

Danacode:   110-20012 ISBN:  965-226-193-9 Language:   Hebrew Pages:   300 Weight:   600 gr Dimensions:  15X22 cm Publication Date:   01/1998 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press

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