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GERMAN-JEWISH SOURCES FROM PALESTINE/ ISRAEL

Deutsch-jüdische Quellen aus Palästina / IsraelPalestine / Israel after 1948 assumed a singular role among destinations for German Jewish immigration. Numerous German-language texts by important writers were produced here, including Else Lasker-Schüler, Sammy Gronemann and Shalom Ben-Chorin.

This database brings together the collected cross-genre writings of the immigrants who settled there and contains approximately 1,500 bibliographic records, of which about 250 are linked to their full texts.

 

FACTS AND FIGURES

  • This is an vital source for the study of German-Jewish literature, history and culture as well as Zionism and the State of Israel
  • Approximately 1,500 bibliographic entries, of which approximately 250 are linked to their particularly valuable and rare original full texts (approx. 25,000 pages)
  • This includes texts by Schalom Ben-Chorin, David Ben-Gurion, Chajim Nachman Bialik, Max Brod, Constantin Brunner, Sammy Gronemann, Theodor Herzl, Georg Landauer and Else Lasker-Schüler