Rescue as Resistance

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Rescue as Resistance

How Jewish Organizations Fought the Holocaust in France

By Lucien Lazare; Jeffrey M. Green (Translator)

Columbia University Press, Hardcover, 9780231101240, 352pp.

Publication Date: June 27, 1996


A survivor of the Holocaust and a distinguished scholar of Jewish history, Lucien Lazare presents a compelling defense of the Jewish resistance movement in France during World War II, arguing that rescue was a genuine and significant way of fighting back.

About the Author
Lucien Lazare is scientific editor at the International Center for Holocaust Studies at Yad Vashem, Jerusalem. An active participant in Jewish resistance groups in France during World War II, he is a member of the Commission for the Designation of the Righteous among the Nations.Jeffrey M. Green lives in Jerusalem and translates from Hebrew and French.