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Ester Bat Shmuel-Yosif V'Branah: A Memoir By Tovli "Linnie" Simiryan
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Creative Non-fiction regarding the life of Shoah survivor, Ester Bat Shmuel-Yosef v' Branah--Katzevman-Simiryan. The story received Honorable mention from West Virginia Writers' 2005 Annual Writing... More > Contest.< Less
Agnes. How My Spirit Survived By Agnes Sassoon
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Agnes was eleven years old when she was captured in Budapest right out of her school. She was sent to the concentration camp of Dachau. Here she not only experienced hunger and terror, but also her... More > first tender love story with Alex, a young boy who helped her survive. Agnes endured one of the terrible death marches across Germany before she arrived in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where she was finally liberated by British soldiers. After the war she went to school in Prague, worked for the Zionist underground organization Breha and finally immigrated to Israel.< Less
Agnes: How My Spirit Survived By Agnes Sassoon
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Agnes was eleven years old when she was captured in Budapest right out of her school. She was sent to the concentration camp of Dachau. Here she not only experienced hunger and terror, but also her... More > first tender love story with Alex, a young boy who helped her survive. Agnes endured one of the terrible death marches across Germany before she arrived in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp where she was finally liberated by British soldiers. After the war she went to school in Prague, worked for the Zionist underground organization Breha and finally immigrated to Israel.< Less
Good Enough By Simone Aliya
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This collection of narrative poems illuminates the life-affirming power of storytelling. Portraying the rough texture of a fictional Vermont community, the author first weaves a tapestry of quirky... More > characters all desperate for human connection. She bases many of these characters on individuals in the town where she went to college in Vermont. Her work at a coffee shop in this town inspired the "human landscape" she sketches at the end of the book. In a café in Vermont, such calloused characters as the ones from the beginning unite. Between the Vermont poems, the author illustrates her experience growing up as a third-generation Holocaust survivor. Crystallizing pain into writing, she emerges from the silence and trauma inherited from her father and grandmother. In another poem, she shares her story of losing a romantic relationship. These two middle pieces reveal language as a means not only of connection, but also of navigating emotions that range from desperation and obsession to faith and love.< Less
Seeds in the Wind By Rick Wienecke
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Seeds in the Wind tells about Rick Wienecke’s journey into the suffering of the Jewish people in the Holocaust and the crucifixion of Jesus. In the mid 1970’s, Rick’s life style... More > leads him into a place of desperation where he begins searching for God. Rick becomes fascinated with the birthing of Israel as a nation only three years after the Holocaust. While working on a Kibbutz for six months, the Lord attaches Rick to the Jewish people, the Land of Israel and to the Jewish Messiah Jesus. Rick’s God-given language through sculpting grows and develops alongside these other points of relationship. After their marriage, Rick and Dafna learn to step out in faith and eventually obey the ‘Heavenly Commission’ of creating the “Fountain of Tears”. This ‘dialogue of suffering’ between the Holocaust and the Crucifixion is in Arad and soon will be also in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Seeds in the Wind is the story of how God uses a talented artist to share the message of the Father’s heart to His people.< Less
First Hitler, Then Your Father, and Now You By Deborah Long
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In a memoir written by the daughter of two Holocaust survivors, the author describes her childhood, adolescence, and adulthood in often funny, sympathetic, and compelling stories of growing up in a... More > suburban Chicago household with a father who wanted to live the rest of his life as though he had died yesterday and a mother who wanted more than anything to recapture what she lost. Deborah's mother and father's lives were tragically transformed by World War II. In accounts painstakingly recreated from genealogical research and travel, the author traces her parents' journey from their ancestral homes in Poland and Hungary to their liberation from German concentration camps and finally to their arrival in the U.S. in 1946. Deborah's parents struggle to live with their past while starting a new life with little more than their own considerable wills to survive.< Less
As Angels Weep By L.W. Hewitt
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Throughout occupied Europe, amidst tyranny and terror, common people gathered around their kitchen tables and plotted treason. It was a crime against the state to save a life. “As Angels... More > Weep” is the story of just three of the survivors hidden during the Holocaust by these quiet heroes. They remain mostly anonymous. We can never know how many there were. We can never know their names. We must be content to know they existed, and stood against a great evil ... alone and resolute.< Less
All I Own I Carry With Me By Chris Ranes
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This is the true story of two remarkable women and their struggle to stay alive during the Holocaust after being trapped in Warsaw. They are the only survivors from their large, extended family,... More > because they took their fates into their own hands and chose freedom and life amid chaos, death, destruction, and paralysis. Chris came of age during this time, hiding in plain sight with her mother, venturing further into the heart of enemy territory in order to survive only to re-emerge at the end of the in as much danger by the Allied victors as they were by the Nazis.< Less
Polly Mae By Julie Hodgson
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Special edition hard cover copy... Polly Mae, a red headed mischievous 11 year old Scottish girl from Portsoy finds treasured items from the past and opens up a mystery. A family's story, from the... More > thousands of stories that came about during the terrible times had by millions of Holocaust victims and survivors. How does Polly Mae cope? What does she find? Can she solve the mystery with the clues she finds? Who has the initials IK? Dare to travel with Polly Mae and find out what the treasure was and why it was so important to go on such a long journey.< Less
Broken Silence By Betty Bausch-Polak & Liesje Auerbach-Polak
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"Broken Silence" tells the fascinating story of two Dutch Jewish sisters both of whom survived World War II. Betty, the elder sister, stayed in The Netherlands on false identities. Her... More > husband joined the Resistance, was caught by the Germans and executed. Betty was imprisoned, but miraculously survived the war. Liesje (Elisheva) was sent to the Bergen Belsen concentration camp in Germany. July 1944 she was selected as one of the 220 Jewish prisoners exchanged for German Templars living in Palestine. It saved her life. The two sisters, now both in their nineties, are amongst the few survivors still able to share their stories, in several languages. Living history! The third generation especially needs to be made aware of what happened. Betty and Liesje continue sharing their stories. Their long silence is finally broken.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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