Lucy S. Dawidowicz





Lucy S. Dawidowicz

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in New York City, The United States
June 15, 1915

died
December 05, 1990

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Lucy Schildkret Dawidowicz (June 16, 1915 – December 5, 1990), was an American historian and an author of books on modern Jewish history, in particular books on the Holocaust.

Dawidowicz was born in New York City as Lucy Bagleizer. Her parents, Max and Victoria (née Ofnaem) Schildkret were secular-minded Jews with little interest in religion. Dawidowicz did not attend a service at a synagogue until 1938.

Dawidowicz's first interests were poetry and literature. She attended Hunter College from 1932 to 1936 and obtained a B.A. in English. She went on to study for a M.A. at Columbia University, but abandoned her studies because of concerns over events in Europe. At the encouragement of her mentor, the historian Jacob Shatzky, Dawidowicz decided...more


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From That Place and Time: A...
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The Golden Tradition: Jewis...
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The Holocaust and the Histo...
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What Is the Use of Jewish H...
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A Holocaust reader
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On Equal Terms: Jews in Ame...
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Politics in a Pluralist Dem...
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The Jewish Presence: Essays...
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For Max Weinreich on His Se...
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