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Jewish War Orphans in the Netherlands; The Guardianship Issue, 1945-1950

“Jewish War Orphans in the Netherlands; The Guardianship Issue, 1945-1950,” Wiener Library Bulletin, New Series 30/31, (1973/1974): 31-36.


The Jewish Community in the post-war Netherlands, 1944-75

“The Jewish Community in the post-war Netherlands, 1944-75,” Midstream 22:1 (January 1976): 42-54.


The Anneke Beekman Affair and the Dutch News Media

“The Anneke Beekman Affair and the Dutch News Media,” Jewish Social Studies 40:1 (Winter 1978): 3-24.


The Ecumenical Challenge of Jewish Survival: Pastor Kalma and Post-War Dutch Society

“The Ecumenical Challenge of Jewish Survival: Pastor Kalma and Post-War Dutch Society,” Journal of Ecumenical Studies 15:3 (Summer 1978): 461-476.


The Reconstruction of the Dutch Jewish Community and its Implications for the Writing of Contemporary Jewish History

“The Reconstruction of the Dutch Jewish Community and its Implications for the Writing of Contemporary Jewish History,” Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research 45 (1978): 67-101.


Some Observations on the Postwar Reconstruction of the Western European Jewish Communities

“Some Observations on the Postwar Reconstruction of the Western European Jewish Communities,” Forum 35 (Spring/Summer 1979): 111-116.


The War Orphan Controversy in the Netherlands: Majority-Minority Relations

“The War Orphan Controversy in the Netherlands: Majority-Minority Relations,” Dutch Jewish History, eds. J. Michman and Tirtsah Levie (Jerusalem: Institute for Research on Dutch Jewry, 1984): 421-432.


Three Recent Studies of Postwar Jewish Life in the Netherlands

“Three Recent Studies of Postwar Jewish Life in the Netherlands,” Studia Rosenthaliana, 27 (1993): 94-100.


De joodse oorlogswezen: Een interview met Gesina van der Molen, voorzitter van de Commissie Oorlogspleegkinderen

“De joodse oorlogswezen: Een interview met Gesina van der Molen, voorzitter van de Commissie Oorlogspleegkinderen,” Zevende Jaarboek van het Rijksinstituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie [Seventh Yearbook of the Netherlands State Institute for War Documentation] (Zutphen: Walburg Press, 1996): 51-66.


On Jewish Survival during the Occupation; the Vision of Jacob van Amerongen

“On Jewish Survival during the Occupation; the Vision of Jacob van Amerongen,” Studia Rosenthaliana 33 (1999): 160-173.


Hidden in Plain Sight: Alexis de Tocqueville’s Recognition of the Jewish Origin of the Idea of Equality

“Hidden in Plain Sight: Alexis de Tocqueville’s Recognition of the Jewish Origin of the Idea of Equality,” Jewish Political Studies Review, Vol. 17, Nos. 3 – 4 (Fall 2005): 155-162.

http://jcpa.org/article/hidden-in-plain-sight-alexis-de-tocquevilles-recognition-of-the-jewish-origin-of-the-idea-of-equality/

Een keerpunt in de naoorlogse geschiedenis van de Nederlandse joden, De toespraak van opperrabbijn Schuster in de Nieuwe Kerk (1955)

“Een keerpunt in de naoorlogse geschiedenis van de Nederlandse joden, De toespraak van opperrabbijn Schuster in de Nieuwe Kerk (1955),” Wie niet Weg is, is gezien; Joods Nederland na 1945, H. Berg and Bart Wallet (Zwolle/Amsterdam: Waanders/JHM, 2010): 118-129.


The Tenth Man: How an American Historian Opened the Field of Postwar Dutch Jewry

Joel Fishman

On more than one occasion friends have asked me how I entered the field of Dutch Jewish history. A simple answer would be that I had the opportunity and the professional training to write on the subject. How I received the opportunity is a story worth telling. Read More »