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Keilson, Hans

Summary: "An account of the Nazi-occupied Netherlands from one of Europe's most powerful chroniclers of the Holocaust. In 2010, FSG published two novels set in World War II by the German Jewish psychoanalyst Hans Keilson: The Death of the Adversary (1959) and Comedy in a Minor Key (1944). With their Chekhovian sympathy for perpetrators and bystanders as much as for victims and resisters, they were, as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 833.912 KEI

Buruma, Ian.

Summary: "A family history of surpassing beauty and power: Ian Buruma's account of his grandparents' enduring love through the terror and separation of two world wars. During the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and Bernard Schlesinger, Ian Buruma's grandparents, and the film director John Schlesinger's parents, were, like so many others, thoroughly sundered from each...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 BUR

Bishop, Patrick (Patrick Joseph)

Summary: "One of Britain's most renowned military historians revisits the death of Zionist leader Avraham Stern-- head of Israel's notorious Stern Gang-- at the hand of a British policeman during WW II"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 956 BIS

Ben-Dor Benite, Zvi.

Summary: The legendary story of the ten lost tribes of Israel has resonated among both Jews and Christians down through the centuries: the compelling idea that some core group of humanity was "lost" and exiled to a secret place, perhaps someday to return triumphant. In this fascinating book, Zvi Ben-Dor Benite shows for the first time the extent to which the search for the lost tribes of Israel became,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 909 BEN

Bikont, Anna.

Summary: "The devastating story of Jedwabne, which was the basis of Jan Gross's controversial Neighbors (2001). Based on the author's encounters with witnesses, survivors, murderers, and their helpers between 2000 and 2004, The Crime and the Silence raises important questions about the responsibility of Poles for the Holocaust"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.53 BIK

Confino, Alon

Summary: "Why exactly did the Nazis burn the Hebrew Bible everywhere in Germany on November 9, 1938? The perplexing event has not been adequately accounted for by historians in their large-scale assessments of how and why the Holocaust occurred. In this gripping new analysis, Alon Confino draws on an array of archives across three continents to propose a penetrating new assessment of one of the central...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale Univ Pr 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5318 CON

Sidran, Ben.

Summary: A comprehensive examination of Jewish influence and participation in the American popular music business, that weaves together cultural, political, musical and economic history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nardis Books, an imprint of Unlimited Media Ltd. 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 780 SID

Summary: In 1975 Rome, Claude Lanzmann filmed a series of interviews with Benjamin Murmelstein, the last President of the Jewish Council in the Theresienstadt ghetto in Czechoslovakia, the only 'Elder of the Jews' not to have been killed during the war. From Nisko in Poland to Theresienstadt, and from Vienna to Rome, the film provides an unprecedented insight into the genesis of the Final Solution. It...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LAS

McMillan, Dan

Summary: "The Holocaust has long seemed incomprehensible, a monumental crime that beggars our powers of description and explanation. Historians have probed the many sources of this tragedy, but no account has united the various causes into an overarching synthesis that answers the vital question: How was such a nightmare possible in the heart of Western civilization? In How Could This Happen, historian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5318 MCM

Shapiro, Delilah.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metrobooks 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 956.94 SHA

Jackson, Livia Bitton.

Contents: A hazardous mission -- On the way to Europe -- Ari -- Vienna -- Crossing the Iron Curtain -- The escape -- The bridge -- The Danube -- Bratislava -- The bribe -- The drive -- The beginning of the end -- Buying favors -- Louis the Madman of Samorin -- A divine miracle at the Burial Authority -- The phantom -- The chairman -- Penetrating the jungle -- The house in Samorin -- Papa's castle -- Gone...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 943.73 BITTON-JAKCSON, LIV BIT

Sinclair, Anne

Summary: "A singular man in the history of modern art, betrayed by Vichy, is the subject of this riveting family memoir On September 20, 1940, one of the most famous European art dealers disembarked in New York, one of hundreds of Jewish refugees fleeing Vichy France. Leaving behind his beloved Paris gallery, Paul Rosenberg had managed to save his family, but his paintings--modern masterpieces by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 ROSENBERG, PAUL SIN

Sax, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 647.9509 SAX

Brilliant, Lawrence B

Summary: "The unforgettable, entertaining, and inspiring memoir of the activist, teacher, entrepreneur, and spiritual leader that illuminates some of the most revolutionary events of a generation, many of the legendary people who defined it, and a towering figureat the center of it. Larry Brilliant's life journey has led him on a purposeful path across continents and countercultural movements, marching...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperOne 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRILLIANT, LARRY BRI

Gafni, Isaiah.

Contents: Part 1. Lecture 1. The beginnings of Judaism--Biblical roots -- Lecture 2. New challenges in the late biblical period -- Lecture 3. Jews under Persian rule--The return to Zion -- Lecture 4. The challenge of Hellenism -- Lecture 5. The Maccabees-- From rebels to kings -- Lecture 6. The canonization of the Hebrew Bible -- Lecture 7. Translating the Bible--The Septuagint -- Lecture 8. Adding to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 296.09 GAF
Call number: CD 296.09 GAF PART 1
Call number: CD 296.09 GAF PART 2

Sem-Sandberg, Steve

Summary: Follows the World War II tale of Jewish ghetto director Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, who in an ambitious effort to render the ghetto an invaluable industrial complex makes compromises that have extraordinary consequences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEM

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION SEM

Dwork, Deborah.

Summary: Discusses the legal and illegal ways that millions of Jews managed to leave Germany, the challenges they faced, and the diversity of the refugee experience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5318 DWO

Duneier, Mitchell

Summary: On March 29, 1516, the city council of Venice issued a decree forcing Jews to live in "il geto"--a closed quarter named for the copper foundry that once occupied the area. The term stuck. In this sweeping and original account, Mitchell Duneier traces the idea of the ghetto from its beginnings in the sixteenth century and its revival by the Nazis to the present. He argues that we cannot...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307 DUN

Steinberg, Ellen FitzSimmons

Contents: Preserving the heritage -- Leavened breads and cakes -- Traditions and innovations -- Dainty dishes -- Of cooking and medicinal foods.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 394.12 STE

Franklin, Ruth.

Summary: What is the difference between writing a novel about the Holocaust and fabricating a memoir? Are Holocaust writings, by their very nature, exempt from criticism and interpretation? Do narratives about the Holocaust have a special obligation to be truthful--that is, faithful to the facts of history? Is a fictional account of the Holocaust, in the words of Elie Wiesel, "an insult to the dead"? In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 809 FRA

Black, Edwin.

Summary: This volume is the stunning story of IBM's strategic alliance with Nazi Germany - beginning in 1933 in the first weeks that Hitler came to power and continuing well into World War II. As the Third Reich embarked upon its plan of conquest and genocide, IMB and its subsidiaries helped create enabling technologies, step-by-step, from the identification and cataloging programs of the 1930s to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5318 BLA

Barton, Emily

Summary: "In a counterfactual world resembling the 1930s, the state of Khazaria, an isolated nation of warriors Jews, is under attack by the Germanii. Esther, the precocious daughter of Khazaria's chief policy advisor, sets out on a quest to ensure the survival of her homeland"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tim Duggan Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR

Hoffman, Eva.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 943.83 HOF

O'Reilly, Bill

Summary: "Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the mega-bestselling Killing series. As the true horrors of the Third Reich began to be exposed immediately after World War II, the Nazi war criminals who committed genocide went on the run. A few were swiftly caught, including the notorious SS leader, Heinrich Himmler. Others, however, evaded capture through a sophisticated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt & Company 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.53 ORE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5318 ORE