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Etty Hillesum
Middelburg 1914 - Auschwitz 1943

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Etty Hillesum's writings

Etty Hillesum : essentiel writings, Orbis books, 2009, 157p.

Etty, the letters and diaries of Etty Hillesum, 1941-1943, K.A.D., Smelik, Arnold Pomerans, 2002, 800p.

Etty Hillesum, an interrupted life and Letters from Westerbork, with a foreword by Eva Hoffman, Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1996, 376p

Writings about Etty Hillesum

  A paraître : Etty Hillesum, An introduction to her thought, Ria van den Brandt, Ed. Lit Verlag, avril 2014.
The Thinking Heart : the Life and Loves of Etty Hillesum, Martin Steingesser, Deerbrook Editions, 2012, 42p.
Becoming Etty: The Brief, Incandescent Life of Etty Hillesum [Kindle Edition], Carol Lee Flinders, Two Rocks Publication, 2011.
Etty Hillesum, Barnabas Cristobal (directed by), Ed. Betascript Publishing, juillet 2011, 140p.
Etty Hillesum and the Spiritual Search: An Analysis of the Diaries and Letters 1941-1943 in the light of Martin Buber, Emmanuel Levinas and Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Coetsier, Meins G.S.Ghent University / University Press: a non-commercial publication of Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Comparative Science of Cultures, Belgium, 2011, 640pp.
Etty Hillesum, a life transformed, Patrick Woodhouse, Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.2009, 128p.
Spirituality in the Writings of Etty Hillesum: Proceedings of the Etty Hillesum Conference at Ghent University, Jr. Gunnoe (directed by), Brill Academic Publishers, November 2008, 490p.
Etty Hillesum and the flow of presence : a voegelinian analysis, Meins G.S. Coetsier, University of Missouri Press, 2008, 228p.
Writing As Resistance: Four Women Confronting the Holocaust: Edith Stein, Simone Weil, Anne Frank, and Etty Hillesum, Rachel Feldhay Brenner, Ed. Pennsylvania State University Press, juin 2003, 224p.
Anne Frank and Etty Hillesum: Inscribing Spirituality and Sexuality, Denise De Costa, Rutgers University Press, 1998 - 275 pages
Dark Night Spirituality: Thomas Merton, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Etty Hillesum : Contemplation and the New Paradigm, Peter King, SPCK Publishing, 1995, 85p.


Etty Hillesum poems : a life of light and joy amidst the darkness, Timothy Gillis, The Portland Daily Sun, 3 april 2014

Etty Hillesum - Mystic of the Holocaust (1914-1943), Robert Ellsberg, on gratefulness.org

Esther “Etty” Hillesum: An Annotated and Summarized, Bibliography of Works in English through 2010, compiled, annotated, and summarized by Jim Newsome, Associate Professor, St. Catherine University St. Paul, MN. USA 5510

Etty Hillesum: an intellectual woman ahead of her time, Newcastle University, 27 feb 2014

Frenk, Hanan. "Etty Hillesum." Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia. 1 March 2009. Jewish Women's Archive. (Viewed on January 12, 2014).

Spiritual Maturity: The Case of Etty Hillesum (1), Dr. Larry Culliford, september 2011, Spiritual Wisdom for Secular Times.

Spiritual Maturity: The Case of Etty Hillesum (2), Dr. Larry Culliford, october 2011, Spiritual Wisdom for Secular Times.

Etty Hillesum, Philip Knight, july 2010

John Dear, Etty Hillesum's Inner Journey, january 2010, National Catholic Reporter.

Etty Hillesum : for God and with God, Alexandra Pleshoyano, The Way, 44/1, january 2005

Michael Downey : A Balm for All Wounds : The Spiritual Legacy of Etty Hillesum, Spirituality today, Spring 1988, Vol.40 No. 1, pp. 18-35.

Everything on Etty Hillesum, spiritus temporis.com

Etty Hillesum, meditator and peace activist (1914-1943), Paul Harris, The World Community for Christian Meditation.


Jesus and Etty, Christine Cichello, Stations of the Cross with artist Sieger Koder and all words by Etty Hillesum who died in the Holocaust 30 November 1943.12 april 2014

The Wrestling Patient, Short documentary, tracing Etty Hillesum's footsteps in Europe, and the process of developing this play. 7 feb 2014

Pilgrimage to the heart, the Life and Loves of Etty Hillesum, combines theater, dialogue, a book and visual art to tell the story of a woman who moves through romantic love to a deeper, more inclusive one, refusing to allow her love of life to be diminished by the oppression to which she is subjected during the Holocaust, 1942-43. 2013

Etty Hillesum's interrupted life, april 2013

Etty Hillesum - The railroad from Amsterdam to Auschwitz, via Westerbork, 12 november 2012

The meeting between Edith Stein and Etty Hillesum in Westerbork transit camp, L'Osservatore Romano, Feb. 23, 2012

Illustrations by Roman Kroke on the Diaries of the Dutch Jew Etty Hillesum (1914-1943), november 2010

The girl who could not kneel, theatre piece from Baruch Brenner Ensemble, 2010

Etty Hillesum and the flow of the presence, MGS Coetsier, november 2010

Refuge in the Storm: A Meditation on Etty Hillesum, Joyce Reiser Kornblatt, Parabola Magazine , Winter 2008

Pt. 1, The Generation of Etty Hillesum - Part 1 of 3, 8 mai 2009. This is part one of a three part presentation "Amsterdam (c. 1940) and the Generation of Etty Hillesum" by Leonie Snatager Penney, a contemporary of Etty Hillesum. The presentation was given at the United States Holocaust Museum on May 18, 1995.

A Balm for All Wounds: The Spiritual Legacy of Etty Hillesum, Michael Downey, in Spirituality Today, Spring 1988, Vol.40 No. 1, pp. 18-35.


Etty Hillesum on BBC radio, Monday 19 november 2012