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Ambershore: A Memoir of a Latvian-Jewish Woman By Rhoda Gurevich
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Ambershore is the autobiography of Rhoda Gurevich, a woman of Latvian Jewish heritage who survived the horrors of history. In this memoir, Gurevich chronicles her charmed early life in the... More > cosmopolitan capital of Riga, Latvia, which took a nightmarish turn following the occupation of Latvia by the Soviet Union, the invasion by the Nazis, and the annihilation of most of the country's Jewish population. Hers is a story of wits, luck, and survival, combined with a passion for culture and humanity that instilled Rhoda's life with dignity during some of civlizations darkest eras. Along with the tale of her journey from Riga to the United States, where she immigrated with her family in the 1970s, Ambershore gives a rare account of life in Latvia before, during, and after WWII, from the culinary riches of the Central Market and authentic Latvian Jewish recipes, to the details of the Russian occupation and Latvia’s independence. Readers will feel each bump, setback, and triumph in Rhoda’s journey.< Less
Ambershore: A Memoir of a Latvian-Jewish Woman By Rhoda Gurevich
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Ambershore is the autobiography of Rhoda Gurevich, a woman of Latvian Jewish heritage who survived the horrors of history. In this memoir, Gurevich chronicles her charmed early life in the... More > cosmopolitan capital of Riga, Latvia, which took a nightmarish turn following the occupation of Latvia by the Soviet Union, the invasion by the Nazis, and the annihilation of most of the country's Jewish population. Hers is a story of wits, luck, and survival, combined with a passion for culture and humanity that instilled Rhoda's life with dignity during some of civlizations darkest eras. Along with the tale of her journey from Riga to the United States, where she immigrated with her family in the 1970s, Ambershore gives a rare account of life in Latvia before, during, and after WWII, from the culinary riches of the Central Market and authentic Latvian Jewish recipes, to the details of the Russian occupation and Latvia’s independence. Readers will feel each bump, setback, and triumph in Rhoda’s journey.< Less
My Jewish Bessarabian Roots By Ella Romm
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The author completed a comprehensive research on her Jewish ancestry. The oldest ancestor was born around 1780 in Bessarabia, now Moldova, and more than 300 descendants from different continents were... More > identified during the research. The book includes historical facts, memoirs, graphs and statistics.< Less
My Jewish Bessarabian Roots By Ella Romm
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The author completed a comprehensive research on her Jewish ancestry. The oldest ancestor was born around 1780 in Bessarabia, now Moldova, and more than 300 descendants from different continents were... More > identified during the research. The book includes historical facts, memoirs, graphs and statistics.< Less
Once In a Lifetime: The World War 2 Memoir of a Jewish American Soldier By Robert A. Nusbaum
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. Memoir of a Jewish-American soldier during training and stateside service, eventually ending up a lieutenant with the 79th Infantry Division in Europe at the... More > end of the war. Includes an appendix with 36 photos of the German Army during the invasion of France, May-June 1940, which the author “liberated” at the end of the war from a German home. 53 photos.< Less
Motherland: Notes of a Persecuted Director: A Memoir about Jewish Life in the Soviet Union By Natan Gimelfarb
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This autobiography walks you through the life of Natan Gimelfarb from birth at a small Jewish village in Ukraine to unusual career success to Soviet persecution triggered by antisemitism to eventual... More > emigration to the United States. You get a unique insight into Russian and Jewish life as you step through childhood, the Great Famine, the Great Purge, World War II, university years, work and family life, and everyday joys and challenges. Part I covers Natan's life through hunger and war until graduation from the university. Part II covers his career and fight with Soviet authorities.< Less
Motherland: Notes of a Persecuted Director: A Memoir about Jewish Life in the Soviet Union By Natan Gimelfarb
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This autobiography walks you through the life of Natan Gimelfarb from birth at a small Jewish village in Ukraine to unusual career success to Soviet persecution triggered by antisemitism to eventual... More > emigration to the United States. You get a unique insight into Russian and Jewish life as you step through childhood, the Great Famine, the Great Purge, World War II, university years, work and family life, and everyday joys and challenges. Part I covers Natan's life through hunger and war until graduation from the university. Part II covers his career and fight with Soviet authorities.< Less
A Transylvanian Jewish Yankee At King Obtuse's Court By Yoni Adonyi
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With this autobiography-based fiction, I would like to make an impact on those engineering students who had seriously considered their future responsibilities as professionals, as well as those... More > practicing engineers who had time to reflect on their own engineering experiences. Ethics in engineering design, safety and general philosophical concepts related to engineering are presented from a personal Judeo-Christian perspective. Engineering and management, unions, general relationship with society and arts are also debated in the book. Finally, I also hope non-engineers will understand us better after reading about our challenges, struggles, and successes in this book.< Less
A Transylvanian Jewish Yankee At King Obtuse's Court By Yoni Adonyi
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Autobiography-based fiction including attempts to engineering apologetics, stemming from four decades of practice in academia to research and manufacturing in four countries, most of them spent in... More > the US. The title reference to Mark Twain’s famous book hints to the innovative nature of engineering, unchanged throughout the ages. Magic devices appear in the hero’s arsenal to gain spiritual insights in a parallel world of good and evil, described not to divert attention from his individual responsibilities, but to reveal other forces which might have influenced him in his life. As one might expect from a boring engineer writer, the hero wins in the end and gets the girl…or does he?< Less
A Jewish Girlhood in Berlin, 1859-1879 By Jenny Barth Bornstein
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Jenny Barth Bornstein was an intelligent and spirited child who would become one of Germany’s first women physicians. Her frank and lively account of her childhood and adolescence in 1860s and... More > 1870s Berlin paints a portrait of an upwardly-mobile Jewish family in Bismarck’s Germany. Jenny’s narrative is rich in detail, humor and pathos. It reflects the optimism of a prosperous and expansive epoch in German history, one in which German Jews increasingly became urban and middle class. Jenny’s memoir, now in English, is enriched by an introduction, an epilogue, footnotes and photographs.< Less

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