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Partial cover of “All the Horrors of War: A Jewish Girl, British Doctor, and the Liberation of Bergen-Belsen” by Bernice Lerner.

Still learning of liberators, all these years later

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Like many children of survivors, Bernice Lerner has spent most of her life ruminating on the Holocaust and writing about big questions. How was the Holocaust allowed to occur? What is the connection between...

Belonging: The Story of the Jews, 1492-1900. By Simon Schama

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“SOMETIME, somewhere, between Africa and Hindustan, lay a river so Jewish it observed the Sabbath.” “Belonging”, the second volume of Simon Schama’s story of the Jews, begins with this pious waterway, and continues with...

“Vu di velt hot nor an ek” (Through an Endless Stretch of Land), by...

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"Vu di velt hot nor an ek" (Through an Endless Stretch of Land), by Kadya Molodowsky. Children's poems in Yiddish and English. Yaira Singer has collected, translated, and illustrated her favorite children's poems by legendary...

“ISRESILIENCE: What Israelis Can Teach The World” Available October 15

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“ISRESILIENCE: What Israelis can Teach The World,” a collection of riveting true stories about people who survived against all odds and the lessons for us all, will be available on October 15. Written by Michael...

“Bundist Counterculture In Interwar Poland”, by Jack Jacobs

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In the years between the two world wars, the Jewish community of Poland-the largest in Europe-was the cultural heart of the Jewish diaspora. The Jewish Workers’ Bund, which had a socialist, secularist, Yiddishist, and anti-Zionist...

Tale of a Jewish girl hidden during the Shoah

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Author Bart Van Es knew about Lien de Jong, the Jewish girl who was provided a home and a new identity with his grandparents during the time the Nazis occupied Holland. However, after such...

Fun Yener Zayt Shvel: Geklibene Artiklen fun Sheva Tsuker

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געקליבענע אַרטיקלען פֿונעם זשורנאַל אויפֿן שוועל פֿון שבֿע צוקער On the Other Side of the Threshold Selected Articles from the Magazine Afn Shvel by Sheva Zucker "The essays gathered in this volume convey their author’s extraordinary energy and passionate commitment to...

“Der Bund in Bilder, 1957-1897” (The Bund in images, 1957-1897), download it and read...

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Jewish labor organizing wasn’t limited to the United States. In 1897, organizers meeting in Minsk founded the Jewish Labor Bund to champion the rights of Jewish workers in Russia and Poland. The movement spread...

“Who will write our history”, by Samuel Kassow

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The Germans killed the people, the Russians the intellectuals and the others killed our memory wanting to make us believe that we died like sheep when the reality is exactly the opposite; the Jews...

A Workbook for fighting antisemitism that falls short

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How to Fight Anti-Semitism. Bari Weiss. Published by Crown, 2019. 15.29 Bari Weiss, author of How to Fight Anti-Semitism ( Crown, 2019), is a seasoned writer. She learned her trade at Tablet, the Wall Street Journal, and The New...