Selective Bibliography

Ghetto Kovno –  Selective Bibliography

Abramovich, Solomon & Zilberg, Yakov (eds.), Smuggled in Potato Sacks – Fifty Stories of the Hidden children of the Kaunas Ghetto,Vallentine Mitchell, London, Portland, OR 2011

Arad, Yitzhak, ”The Judenrate in Lithuanian Ghettos of Kovno and Vilna”, In: Patterns of Jewish Leadership in Nazi Europe, 1933-1945, (Y. Gutman and C. S. Hart, eds.), Yad Vashem, Jerusalem 1979, pp. 93-112

Bar-On, Zvie Abraham, “ The Case of the Kovno Ghetto”, Studies in Contemporary Jewry, 9,(1993), pp. 203-207

Binkiene, S. (Ed.), Ir Be Ginklo Kariai, Leidykla Mintis, Vilnius 1967

Birger, Zev, No Time for Patience, My Road from Kaunas to Jerusalem, NewMarket Press, New York 1999

Eilati, Shalom, Crossing The River, The University of Alabama Press, 2008

Elkes, Joel, Values, Belief and Survival, Dr. Elkhanan Elkes and the Kovno Ghetto, Yale Publishing, London 1997

Frome, Frieda, Some Dare to Dream, Iowa State Univ. Press, Ames1988

Ganor, Solly, Light One Candle, A Survivor’s Tale from Lithuania to Jerusalem, Kodansha Int., New York 1995

Jeral, Sheldon, Tikvah Means Hope, Soaring Phoenix Publishing Washington DC ,2010

Klein, B. Dennis (ed.), Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto, [Catalogue], U.S.    Holocaust Memorial Museum, Little, Brown and Company, Boston-New-York-Toronto-London 1997

Hidden History of the Kovno Ghetto”, An Annotated Bibliography, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 12(1), pp. 119-138

Kessin- Berman, Elizabeth, “From the Depths: Recovering Original Documentation from the Kovno Ghetto”, in: Above, pp. 99-118

Mishell, William, Kaddish For Kovno, Chicago Review Press, Chicago 1988

Porat, Dina, “ The Jewish Councils of the Main Ghettos of Lithuania: A Comparison”, Modern Judaism, 13,2 (May 1993), pp. 149-163

Tory, Avraham, Surviving the Holocaust: The Kovno Ghetto Diary, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass. 1990


Bankier, David, Expulsion and Extermination, Holocaust Testimonials from Provincial Lithuania, Yad Vashem 2011

Gilbert, Martin, Atlas of The Holocaust, Steimatsky, 1982

Gordon, Harry, The Shadow of Death, The Holocaust in Lithuania, Univ. Press of Kentucky, 1992

Porat, Dina, “The Holocaust in Lithuania: Some Unique Aspects”, In: The Final Solution: Origin and Implementation, (D. Cesarani, ed), Routledge, London 1994, pp. 159-174

Idem, “The Justice  System and the Courts of Law in the Ghettos of Lithuania”, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 12,1 (Spring 1998), pp. 49-65



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