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Rabbis and Lawyers: The Journey from Torah to Constitution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
A renowned historian examines the special contributions of rabbis and lawyers to American Jewish acculturation. Based on extensive research in U.S. and Israeli archives, his analysis of how lawyers displaced rabbis as community leaders in the 20th century illuminates a decisive moment in U.S Jewish history, and shows how law became deified, to the point of slighting the Holocaust and Zionism.
Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,530. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Berlin--East and West, day and night--in the 80s before the Wall fell. Through the eyes of a U.S. philosophy student. And Jewish, which makes for moments awkward, poignant, crass, funny, and always lurking. A city was divided, America the occupier, and the cigarettes not named Salem because it sounds too Jewish. The debut memoirs from the author of Moral Clarity, a N.Y. Times "2008 Notable Book."
Legacy of Life: A Memoir of the Holocaust
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,480. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010 by Henschel Haus Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Israel Joe Sachs recounts his Jewish childhood in Poland, followed by his personal story of survival through nearly six horrifying years of Nazi terror. Most of his family members died in the Holocaust, but he was spared by “The Invisible Hand of God.” Although survivors are scarred forever, “Witnessing a new generation rising from the ashes of the Holocaust uplifted our souls.”
Faith and Courage in a Time of Trouble
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book tells the story of a nominally Jewish Belgian family who spent more than four years during the Second World War as refugees in the south of France. The narrator was five years old when the family left Brussels and ten when they returned. At first, the family lived openly in a rented farm, supporting themselves as farmers. But they eventually had to go into hiding and were sheltered...
Poles Apart
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
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CHAIM SCHLESSEL lost his family to the Holocaust more than sixty years ago. DAVID SCHLESSEL, grown, married and successful, is plagued by the always taboo subject of his father’s suffering at the hands of the Nazis. United by a history they cannot discuss, yet starkly alone in their private struggles, they confront demons as well as one another in a stand-off that will change them forever.
Der Fluch der Schwarzen Natter - Hoffen auf Gerechtigkeit (Teil 2)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,440. Language: German. Published: October 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Zwanzig Jahre nach ihrer Flucht aus Nazi-Deutschland führt Hanna Weissmann, in Emmenbrücke ein gutbürgerliches Leben. Eines Tages erhält sie einen Telefonanruf, der sie in ihre traumatische Vergangenheit zurückwirft. In seiner Fortsetzung spinnt Roland Sommer Salner den im ersten Teil «Flucht ins Ungewisse» aufgenommenen Faden bis in die Gegenwart der sechziger Jahre hinein fort.
The Last Turn of the Wheel: Book Two of the Ashoka Chronicles
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 127,700. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
"The holocaust will begin in the year 2013 and reach the peak of its devastating fury in 2019. For the two years that follow, the fate of humankind will hang in the balance. In the year 2021, all will be decided. This world will either dissolve into the nothingness from whence it came, or our Grand Design will have succeeded in awakening the new dawn of consciousness on Earth." - Master Jyangtzu
Dr. Jew
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,700. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The story of Dr. Jew, an unscrupulous lecher who will go to any length to achieve fame and power in a diseased world of glitter. A dark comedy of a reality not unlike our own, with hints of William Faulkner, William S. Burroughs, Vladimir Nabokov, and the most lurid pulp fiction.
Liquid Words
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
'Liquid Words' is Arthur Weil's ninth book of poetry. His writings here deal with happiness, nature, philosophy, love, and aging, among other topics. These are lighthearted, witty poems that reveal the passions of the human heart. Titles include, "I'm So Lucky, "Where Did My Libido Go?", and "The Vacuum of Silence."
A Truth to Tell, Novels About the Holocaust for Young Readers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 48,820. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2011 by Look Again Press. Categories: Essay » Literature
Exploring the historical treatment of the subject and literary devices authors use to effectively convey difficult truths, Eve Tal examines the ways in which the Holocaust is portrayed in selected English-Language and Hebrew fiction for young readers.