I Have Lived A Thousand Years

Author: Livia Bitton-Jackson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439106617
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What is death all about? What is life all about? So wonders thirteen-year-old Elli Friedmann as she fights for her life in a Nazi concentration camp. A remarkable memoir, I Have Lived a Thousand Years is a story of cruelty and suffering, but at the same time a story of hope, faith, perseverance, and love. It wasn’t long ago that Elli led a normal life that included family, friends, school, and thoughts about boys. A life in which Elli could lie and daydream for hours that she was a beautiful and elegant celebrated poet. But these adolescent daydreams quickly darken in March 1944, when the Nazis invade Hungary. First Elli can no longer attend school, have possessions, or talk to her neighbors. Then she and her family are forced to leave their house behind to move into a crowded ghetto, where privacy becomes a luxury of the past and food becomes a scarcity. Her strong will and faith allow Elli to manage and adjust, but what she doesn’t know is that this is only the beginning. The worst is yet to come...

Saving What Remains

Author: Livia Bitton-Jackson
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1599218364
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A Holocaust survivor's moving account of her return to Europe to disinter her ancestors for reburial in the Holy Land.

Pasaje A La Libertad

Author: Ken Mochizuki
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781417604654
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A biography of Chiune Sugihara, who with his family's encouragement saved thousands of Jews in Lithuania during World War II.

Holocaust Memories

Author: Claudia Moscovici
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0761870938
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Written for students, specialists, and a general audience, Claudia Moscovici’s Holocaust Memories offers a series of more than sixty brief and informative reviews of Holocaust memoirs, fiction, histories and films.

Remembering The Past Educating For The Present And The Future

Author: Samuel Totten
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780897897099
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This collection of essays about Holocaust education is by educators involved primarily at the secondary level of schooling (grades 7 to 12). Contributors relate the genesis of their interest in the Holocaust and the evolution of their educative efforts.

The Liberation Of The Camps

Author: Dan Stone
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300216033
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Seventy years have passed since the tortured inmates of Hitler’s concentration and extermination camps were liberated. When the horror of the atrocities came fully to light, it was easy for others to imagine the joyful relief of freed prisoners. Yet for those who had survived the unimaginable, the experience of liberation was a slow, grueling journey back to life. In this unprecedented inquiry into the days, months, and years following the arrival of Allied forces at the Nazi camps, a foremost historian of the Holocaust draws on archival sources and especially on eyewitness testimonies to reveal the complex challenges liberated victims faced and the daunting tasks their liberators undertook to help them reclaim their shattered lives. Historian Dan Stone focuses on the survivors—their feelings of guilt, exhaustion, fear, shame for having survived, and devastating grief for lost family members; their immense medical problems; and their later demands to be released from Displaced Persons camps and resettled in countries of their own choosing. Stone also tracks the efforts of British, American, Canadian, and Russian liberators as they contended with survivors’ immediate needs, then grappled with longer-term issues that shaped the postwar world and ushered in the first chill of the Cold War years ahead.

The Historiography Of The Holocaust

Author: D. Stone
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230524508
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This collection of essays by leading scholars in their fields provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date survey of Holocaust historiography available. Covering both long-established historical disputes as well as research questions and methodologies that have developed in the last decade's massive growth in Holocaust Studies, this collection will be of enormous benefit to students and scholars alike.

Comparative Central European Holocaust Studies

Author: Louise Olga Vasvári
Publisher: Purdue University Press
ISBN: 9781557535269
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The work presented in the volume in fields of the humanities and social sciences is based on 1) the notion of the existence and the "describability" and analysis of a culture (including, e.g., history, literature, society, the arts, etc.) specific of/to the region designated as Central Europe, 2) the relevance of a field designated as Central European Holocaust studies, and 3) the relevance, in the study of culture, of the "comparative" and "contextual" approach designated as "comparative cultural studies." Papers in the volume are by scholars working in Holocaust Studies in Australia, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Serbia, the United Kingdom, and the US.

Six Million Paper Clips

Author: Peter W. Schroeder
Publisher: Kar-Ben Publishing ™
ISBN: 1512494666
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At a middle school in a small, all white, all Protestant town in Tennessee, a special after-school class was started to teach the kids about the Holocaust, and the importance of tolerance. The students had a hard time imagining what six million was (the number of Jews the Nazis killed), so they decided to collect six million paperclips, a symbol used by the Norwegians to show solidarity with their Jewish neighbors during World War II. German journalists Dagmar and Peter Schroeder, whose involvement brought the project international attention, tell the dramatic story of how the Paper Clip Project grew, culminating in the creation of The Children's Holocaust Memorial.

Righteous Gentiles

Author: Joe Greek
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1477776125
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Since 1953, the State of Israel has named non-Jews who risked their lives to help save Jews during the Holocaust as "Righteous Among the Nations." Known as "righteous gentiles," these individuals summoned the strength to put aside their own safety to oppose the Nazis. This engrossing volume educates readers about some of the noteworthy righteous gentiles and groups who stood to lose everything as they aided, hid, and fought for the Jews with words as well as weapons. Photographs and quotes from primary source documents pull the reader into the inimitable experiences of these heroes.