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"Cast me not off in my time of old age...": The Aged and Aging in the Łódź Ghetto, 1939-1944

@inproceedings{Strauss2013CastMN,
  title={"Cast me not off in my time of old age...": The Aged and Aging in the Ł{\'o}dź Ghetto, 1939-1944},
  author={Eli Strauss},
  year={2013}
}
by Elizabeth C. Strauss This dissertation is an exploration of the aged and aging in the Łódź ghetto from 1939 to 1944. The first two years of German occupation and Jewish subjugation from May 1940 to September 1942 provide the chronological focus for my analysis of the experiences of older Jews in the Łódź ghetto. Aged Jews in the ghetto struggled for their own survival and contributed to the wellbeing of the larger community. Constant negotiations between the needs of older Jews and various… Expand