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Anthony Rudolf

the first ever non-orthodox Jewish service in Italy. They had prepared a special leaflet. Perhaps it was on this trip that Michael caught the fatal bug that would kill him the following year. Figure 1 The Dutch yellow star I remember a Dutch yellow

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Koen Stroeken

gaze of the girl on the left, Edith, a ‘diver’ for refusing to wear the yellow star and a bright mind desperate to leave Nazi Germany. She is the Stolperstein , the stumbling block, to anyone wishing to browse this book merely to accumulate information

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Andrew J. Webber

with the yellow star enable a greater degree of mobility into and across the American zone. Thomas’s dark, “un-German” looks, his papers with the yellow star, and his pronouncing of the names of death camps of which he has—apparently firsthand

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Laughter in the Ghetto

Cabarets from a Concentration Camp

Lisa Peschel

around to taking the yellow star off his jacket, and Felix Porges plays a young man, curious about the star, who has been asking him questions about the ghetto. In this excerpt, Horpatzky describes a long search for a prisoner named Josef Novák that ends

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Esilda Luku

Nazis banned the use of Hebrew names for German children and required Jews to wear a yellow star, without situating these laws in the context of the history of anti-Jewish legislation in prewar Germany. In addition, their description contains factual

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Rethinking the Margins with André Schwarz-Bart

From The Last of the Just and A Woman Named Solitude to the Posthumous Narratives

Kathleen Gyssels

. After dwelling in the occupied zone, Ernie reckons they are condemned to die since they will be easily recognized as Jews as they wear the yellow star. He himself refuses to wear the star and consequently meets disbelief when he makes himself known as a