Cecile E. Kuznitz

Chronicling Life and Death in the Ghetto of the Jerusalem of Lithuania

The Last Days of the Jerusalem of Lithuania: Chronicles from the Vilna Ghetto and the Camps, 1939-1944 By Herman Kruk Edited by Benjamin Harshav and Translated by Barbara Harshav

Yale University Press, 656 pages, $45 * * *|In 1935, the literary critic Shmuel Niger observed, “About no Jewish community, except for Jerusalem,