Search Results: 'Holocaust Survival'

Search

×
×
×
×
220 results for "Holocaust Survival"
Holocaust By Dan Myers
Hardcover: List Price: $31.51 $22.06 | You Save: 30%
Prints in 3-5 business days
This is a story told from the heart of a Jewish Survivor of the Holocaust In Holocaust – A Jewish Survivor Testimony, you’ll meet Regina, a Polish woman who lived through the Holocaust... More > during World War 2. She was only a young girl of 22 at the time that she was captured by German soldiers, and the events of her life since then, provide a picture of what it was like to experience the horror of the Holocaust first hand. You will find out about: - • What is was like to Run for your Life • Living in the Ghetto in Poland • Experiencing a Concentration Camp • Being an unwilling subject for Medical Experiments • How she Survived in the Death Camp • The Chance of Life after the Holocaust The Holocaust forever affected the Jewish community. It tore apart families and caused immense suffering and pain. In this book, you will find out about what it was like to experience torture every day, being part of a death march, living in a concentration camp and being captured.< Less
Resilience and Compassion: Surviving the Holocaust By France J. Pruitt
Paperback: $17.50
Prints in 3-5 business days
Born into an ethnically Jewish family in Belgium, Dr. France Pruitt and her family had to flee to the South of France during WW II. After the war, the family moved to the U.S., where France completed... More > her BA at Swarthmore College and her MA at SUNY at Buffalo. She also has a doctorate from La Sorbonne in Paris. Using her experiences and education, she opened international education offices in four universities. She writes about her family’s often harrowing experiences as Jewish refugees from Nazism in the French mountains. This personal story is interwoven with well-informed accounts of the rise of Nazism, the German invasion and occupation of France, the nature of the local people who taught the family how to farm and kept their secret from the authorities, and the French Resistance Movement which saved their lives by finding families to hide them once the German army took over the south of France.< Less
Holocaust Lumber By Allan Rosenfeld
eBook (ePub): $6.95
(5 Ratings)
Growing up on a lumberyard just outside Toronto, Allan knew that he was different from most other kids. But it wasn't the stacks of wood or the hard work of helping out around the yard that defined... More > him – it was his role as the oldest child of two Holocaust survivors. Always and above all else, Allan knew that his parents had suffered through terrible atrocities, and that he couldn't cause them any more pain, under any circumstances. Holocaust Lumber is a collection of 25 short stories that capture the complexities and humanity of his parents. Told with unflinching honesty, these stories capture a world of lumber and love, a setting of sweetness and survival, a nightmare of guilt, and the lighthearted, absurd moments that are part of all families. These are the stories of Holocaust Lumber.< Less
Holocaust Lumber By Allan Rosenfeld
Hardcover: $21.85
Prints in 3-5 business days
Growing up on a lumberyard just outside Toronto, Allan knew that he was different from most other kids. But it wasn't the stacks of wood or the hard work of helping out around the yard that defined... More > him – it was his role as the oldest child of two Holocaust survivors. Always and above all else, Allan knew that his parents had suffered through terrible atrocities, and that he couldn't cause them any more pain, under any circumstances. Holocaust Lumber is a collection of 25 short stories that capture the complexities and humanity of his parents. Told with unflinching honesty, these stories capture a world of lumber and love, a setting of sweetness and survival, a nightmare of guilt, and the lighthearted, absurd moments that are part of all families. These are the stories of Holocaust Lumber.< Less
A Holocaust Memoir By David Goldkorn
Paperback: $4.67
Prints in 3-5 business days
At the age of sixteen, David “Dolek” Goldkorn was separated from his family by the Nazis and sent to a series of work and concentration camps. At the end of the war, he was alone, having... More > lost parents, grandparents, brothers, sister, and countless aunts, uncles and cousins to the Nazi genocide of Jews. The story of his ordeal, and survival, would be unbearable if not for his positive mental outlook, which has remained remarkably intact despite all that he witnessed. It is this buoyancy that has enabled audiences as diverse as Jewish congregations in Florida and high-school students in inner city New York to respond to his plea:“We have to, we must, proclaim to the world, that every nation has the obligation to control their fanatical individuals who spread their hate and poison.”< Less
Adolescence in Auschwitz: A Teenager's Survival Through Hitler's Holocaust By Regina Frankel
eBook (PDF): $7.50
Regina Frankel’s harrowing story of survival during the Holocaust brings to light new perspectives of the darkest chapter in human history. As a teenager in the Lodz Ghetto in 1940s Poland,... More > Regina was a direct eyewitness to the horrors committed by the Nazis. Along with Regina's firsthand accounts of the crimes of the Third Reich, Adolescence in Auschwitz also brings to light one of formerly taboo subjects of the Holocaust - the suffering caused unto the Jews by their own brothers working alongside the Nazis. Regina depicts with frightening details the cruel actions of Chaim Rumkowski, the Nazi-appointed President of Lodz Ghetto. From sexual control over young women to single-handedly deciding who would live and who would be sent to the gas chambers, he controlled the Jews of Lodz in a manner mimicking the Jews’ Nazi masters. After her family is murdered, Regina and two sisters are all that remain. Regina must find the strength to carry her sisters to the end of the war, if they can survive that long.< Less
Adolescence in Auschwitz: A Teenager's Survival Through Hitler's Holocaust By Regina Frankel
Hardcover: List Price: $26.52 $18.56 | You Save: 30%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Regina Frankel’s harrowing story of survival during the Holocaust brings to light new perspectives of the darkest chapter in human history. As a teenager in the Lodz Ghetto in 1940s Poland,... More > Regina was a direct eyewitness to the horrors committed by the Nazis. Along with Regina's firsthand accounts of the crimes of the Third Reich, Adolescence in Auschwitz also brings to light one of formerly taboo subjects of the Holocaust - the suffering caused unto the Jews by their own brothers working alongside the Nazis. Regina depicts with frightening details the cruel actions of Chaim Rumkowski, the Nazi-appointed President of Lodz Ghetto. From sexual control over young women to single-handedly deciding who would live and who would be sent to the gas chambers, he controlled the Jews of Lodz in a manner mimicking the Jews’ Nazi masters. After her family is murdered, Regina and two sisters are all that remain. Regina must find the strength to carry her sisters to the end of the war, if they can survive that long.< Less
Surviving By Ellie Ohiso, Akira Ohiso
Paperback: $36.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
This graphic work of non-fiction explores the concept of ‘surviving’ in terms of what it means to be Jewish. Akira Ohiso, half-Japanese half-Irish, is a recent convert to Judaism. As a... More > new Jew, he struggles with his role within the religion and in the face of a fresh fear, anti-Semitism. Through the process of conversion, Akira learned his maternal great-grandfather, Jules, was a silent Jew that suppressed his Jewish identity. After his death, the family found a simple Kiddush cup, a vestige of a hidden past. At the time of his conversion, Akira helped Holocaust survivors continue to survive. The book represents the triumvirate of endurance: Akira’s struggle with Judaism and Jules’ reemergence set against the backdrop of Akira’s retelling of Holocaust stories. Surviving takes an intimate look into the stories of related Jews on both sides of a century and the horror settled in between.< Less
Amidst Latvians During the Holocaust By Edward Anders
Paperback: $15.50
Prints in 3-5 business days
(3 Ratings)
"One of the best books of 2011"…A nerve-wracking saga in which life and death depend on a capricious fate…absorbing lucidity…vivid portraits…simple moral vision... More > that resonates: "I became immunized against prejudice”. A testament of remarkable clarity and humanity, wrung from dark experience.— KIRKUS REVIEWS. ***Surviving the Holocaust by a hair, Anders became a brilliant scientist. Part I is a memoir of his youth, including the Soviet and German occupations of Latvia. Part II discusses, with objectivity and precision, Latvian conduct during WWII. —ANDREW EZERGAILIS, Professor of History, Ithaca, NY. ***Anders survived by an outright lie (invented by his father) that his mother was a German foundling raised by a Jewish couple. His father was soon executed, but Edward and his mother bluffed their way through the nightmarish years of the German occupation (1941-1945). —MORRIS HALLE, Institute Professor of Linguistics, MIT, Cambridge, MA.< Less
DANIK! A Holocaust Survivor By Ross R. Olney
Paperback: $25.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
(1 Ratings)
David Zaid survived the extermination of Jews in Poland ordered by Adolph Hitler. He went on to become a hero in the Israeli army. His voice is now stilled, but with this book he continues to speak... More > out against the holocaust-deniers who insist that the atrocities, the death camps, the routine executions of Jews, never really happened. Zaid lived through it, and knows the truth. And if he ever questioned his own courage while hiding from the murderous Nazis and the equally murderous Polish farmers in a Polish forest, the questions were answered in the Israeli wars when he fought in hand to hand combat for his new homeland. He survived once again, and saw his final dream come true when he, his wife and two sons, became citizens in the United States, his final and most beloved homeland.< Less