The Story of One of the Boys
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. It is a story Michael Freedland tells after dozens of interviews with Ben himself, as well as with...
Coming out of Hiding
What happens to a child whose early life is marked by trauma and loss? Can a reviled other find the courage to speak out? Anna Rabkin's comfortable childhood in Krakow ended abruptly when her Jewish family fled both Communists and Nazis during World War...
An Illustrated History
Cartoons uniting visual representation with cultural associations, can cause devastation. One picture may save a thousand words but we will never know how many hundreds of thousands of lives were not saved, how many millions of lives were not even lived, because of the climate of fear...
The Life and Death of Janusz Korczak
This is the tragic story of Janusz Korczak (as featured in the major motion picture The Zookeeper's Wife) who chose to perish in Treblinka rather than abandon the Jewish orphans in his care. Korczak comes alive in this acclaimed biography by Betty Jean...
'Now no-one sings you lullabies'
Lawson, David; Salomonovicova, Libuse; Sustkova, Hana
The story of Ostrava and its Jews encapsulates in a small space (85 square miles) and a short time (ca 150 years) a miniaturised history of Central Europe. It covers industrialisation and massive economic growth, immigration and emigration, intolerance and tolerance,...
Edited by: Abramson, Glenda; Jacobs, Adrianna
The New Anthology of Hebrew Short Stories celebrates the astonishing richness and diversity of Hebrew short fiction by including established and internationally acclaimed authors, as well as younger, contemporary writers, some of whom appear here in English translation for the first time. The editors' introduction...
Jewish Women as Forced Laborers in Bremen, 1944-45
In August 1944, 800 Jewish women from Hungary and Poland were moved from Auschwitz to Bremen to undertake forced labour. This important book presents unique research on a forgotten camp and its forgotten forced workers. Helmut Mueller writes from the point of...
Confusion and Misperception from 1967 to 1979
How did United States-Iraq relations deteriorate into a double-feature war that destroyed Iraq's Ba'th regime, a secular sovereign government, and dragged the United States into an unforeseen chaos that has limited its willingness and ability to take part in other world affairs? The...