MARY BERG: “WARSAW GHETTO: A DIARY” FROM 1945

May 12, 2011 at 11:48 pm | Posted in Art, Books, History, Judaica | Leave a comment

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In the classic work “Warsaw Ghetto Diary” by Mary Berg, the entry for July 12, 1940 describes how the Jews of the Lodz and Warsaw ghettos attempted to understand what was happening to them in terms of Polish literary classics by Mickiewicz, Slowacki and Wyspianski, quoting Wyspianski’s classic play “Wesele” from 1901:

Uncouth yokel, you had a golden horn.

Now what is left you is only a rope. …

(page 33, “Warsaw Ghetto Diary,” 1945 edition)

Warsaw Ghetto: A Diary

by Mary Berg

edited by S.L. Shneiderman

Published: 1945

L.B. Fischer Publishing Corp.

©1944 by L.B. Fischer Publishing Corp.
L.B. Fischer
New York, NY

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BANK FOR INTERNATIONAL SETTLEMENTS MAY 12 2011: BERNANKE PLUS INTERCONNECTED GLOBAL ECONOMY

May 12, 2011 at 3:45 pm | Posted in Economics, Financial, Globalization, History, Research, USA, World-system | Leave a comment

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Central bankers’ speeches for 12 May now available‏

Press, Service (press@bis.org)

Publications, Service (Publications@bis.org)

Thu 5/12/11

Central bankers’ speeches for 12 May 2011

now available on the BIS website

Ben S Bernanke: Dodd-Frank implementation – monitoring systemic risk and promoting financial stability

Gertrude Tumpel-Gugerell: Policy discipline and spillovers in an interconnected global economy

Jürgen Stark: The future of the international monetary system – Lessons from 1971 for Europe and the world in light of past and present experience

Manuel Sánchez: Systemic risk – policy challenges

Luc Coene: Challenges for euro area monetary policy going forward

Duvvuri Subbarao: Policy discipline and spillovers in an inter-connected global economy

Lorenzo Bini Smaghi: Monetary and financial stability in the euro area

Njuguna Ndung’u: The future of financial service delivery in Kenya

All speeches from 1997 onwards are available from the BIS website at:

http://www.bis.org/list/cbspeeches/index.htm.

Communications

Bank for International Settlements

E-mail: press@bis.org

Website: www.bis.org

Phone: +41 61 280 8188

Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Central bankers’ speeches for 12 May now available‏

http://www.bis.org/list/cbspeeches/index.htm

Press, Service (press@bis.org)

Publications, Service (Publications@bis.org)

Thu 5/12/11

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