Biographies

  • A Hero of Jewish Freedom

    A Hero of Jewish Freedom

    £14.95

    A Modern Joseph's Journey from Hijacker to Rabbi

    Mendelevich, Rabbi

    Foreword by Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis

    Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich was born in the small Baltic state of Latvia after the Second World War, which was under Soviet occupation. Yosef received a Soviet education, far removed from his Jewish faith and...

  • A Hidden Jewish Child from Belgium

    A Hidden Jewish Child from Belgium

    £17.95

    Survival, Scars and Healing

    Lazarus, Francine

    Francine Lazarus survived WWII in Belgium hidden with strangers, isolated from her family, and moved from place to place. She witnessed murder and was often injured herself. With her father murdered in Auschwitz, her story continues post-war with the young Francine, neglected and abused by her...

  • A Very British Subject

    A Very British Subject

    £16.50

    Litvinoff, Barnett

    Copyright: 1/25/1996

  • Amelie

    Amelie

    £12.95

    The Story of Lady Jakobovits

    Tessler, Gloria

    A child in war-torn Europe, Amelie Munk fled for her life with her mother, grandmother, and younger siblings on a packed train from Paris bound for the south of France. Eking out a tough daily existence, Amelie quickly matured into a young woman whose spirited...

  • An Anzac Zionist Hero

    An Anzac Zionist Hero

    from £18.50

    The Life of Lt-Colonel Eliazar Margolin

    Gouttman, Rodney

    An acclaimed figure in Israeli historiography, but little known in Australia, this book asks the question why. Margolin served in two armies in the First World War, the Australian and British, and was buried twice with full military honors, first in Australia, then Israel....

  • Arnold Ziff

    Arnold Ziff

    £19.50

    The Making of a Great Yorkshireman

    Watson, Nigel

    The life of Arnold Ziff is the story of one of Yorkshire's most successful businessmen. He floated his property company at the height of the post-war property boom, making him a fortune. His triumphant takeover of Barratts provided the backbone for one of today's...

  • Bashert

    Bashert

    £17.95

    A Granddaughter’s Holocaust Quest

    Simon, Andrea

    Haunted by her grandmother's Old World stories and larger-than-life persona, Andrea Simon undertook a spiritual search for her lost family. Her quest for truth gave tragic answers. Using newly translated archival records, she peeled back layers of clues to confront the mystery. This story...

  • Ben Helfgott

    Ben Helfgott

    £20.00

    The Story of One of the Boys

    Freedland, Michael

    From Buchenwald to the Olympics, this is the incredible story of one of the Windermere children.

    This is not just the story of another Holocaust survivor. After all, very few survivors would, just a few years after liberation, become Olympic athletes....

  • Berlin to London

    Berlin to London

    £14.99

    An Emotional History of Two Refugees
    Saraga, Esther
    Foreword by Tony Kushner

    Esther Saraga tells a touching and disturbing story of her parents’ emigration from Germany and their lives in Britain during and after the war. She questions whether ‘gratitude’ to Britain was the emotion most expected of them, and she...

  • Bouncing Back – and Forward

    Bouncing Back – and Forward

    £35.00

    From Immigrant Household to Cambridge Fellowship
    Reif, Stefan C.

    Alternately gritty, funny, and deeply touching, but always honest and insightful, this is a revealing account of a life, with yet more to give, dedicated triumphantly to the highest standards of scholarly achievement, not least in one of the world’s great Universities....