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Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intel...

Annie Jacobsen

The author of the acclaimed bestseller Area 51 reveals the explosive dark secrets behind America's post-WWII science programs.In the chaos following World War II, some of the greatest spoils of Germany's resources were the Third Reich...

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Published: Jan 2015

Their Promised Land: My Grandparents ...

Ian Buruma

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 warsDuring the almost six years England was at war with Nazi Germany, Winifred and...

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Published: Jan 2017

Blood Brothers: The Dramatic Story of...

Elias Chacour

As a child, Elias Chacour lived in a small Palestinian village in Galilee. When tens of thousands of Palestinians were killed and nearly one million forced into refugee camps in 1948, Elias began a long struggle with how to respond. I...

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Published: Apr 2013

In Darkness: The Girl in the Green Sw...

Krystyna Chiger

True story from the major motion picture "In Darkness," official 2012 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film. In 1943, with Lvov's 150,000 Jews having been exiled, killed, or forced into ghettos and facing ex...

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Published: Sep 2009

Tales of Bialystok: A Jewish Journey ...

Charles Zachariah Goldberg

Charles Zachariah Goldberg left Bialystok in 1906 at the age of 20 in the aftermath of a deadly pogrom in Bialystok, then a part of Czarist Russia.  Published later in life, living in Connecticut, these are his remembrances and stor...

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Published: Nov 2017

Grajewo Poland Memorial (Yizkor) Book...

Dr George Gorin

This is the translation of the Memorial (Yizkor) Book of Jewish community of Grajewo, Poland. 356 pages, 8.5" by 11", paperback, including all photos and other images. Jews have been living in Grajewo, in the province of Bia...

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Published: Jun 2014

The Jewish War (Oxford World's Classi...

Josephus

In August of AD 70 the city of Jerusalem was destroyed by Roman forces after a six-month siege. This was the disastrous outcome of a Jewish revolt against Roman domination which began in AD 66 with some early success, but soon became ...

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Published: Feb 2017

Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering ...

Glenn Kurtz

When Glenn Kurtz stumbles upon an old family film in his parents' closet in Florida, he has no inkling of its historical significance or of the impact it will have on his life. The film, shot long ago by his grandfather on a sightseei...

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Published: Nov 2015

The Family: A Journey into the Heart ...

David Laskin

The author of the The Children's Blizzard delivers an epic work of twentieth century history through the riveting story of one extraordinary Jewish family In tracing the roots of this family-his own family-Laskin captures the epic s...

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Published: Sep 2014

Denial: Holocaust History on Trial

Deborah E. Lipstadt

In her acclaimed 1993 book Denying the Holocaust, Deborah Lipstadt called David Irving, a prolific writer of books on World War II, “one of the most dangerous spokespersons for Holocaust denial.” The following year, after Lipstadt...

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Published: Sep 2016

Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil: R...

Gerard Menuhin

Have you ever asked yourself why the world won't come to rest?Why your parents, grandparents or great-grandparents had to die in wars that never should have occurred in the first place?Well, this book holds the answer...This book is o...

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Published: Jul 2016

Jewish History: A Very Short Introduc...

David N. Myers

How have the Jews survived? For millennia, they have defied odds by overcoming the travails of exile, persecution, and recurring plans for their annihilation. Many have attempted to explain this singular success as a result of divine ...

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Published: May 2017

A Convenient Hatred: The History of A...

Phyllis Goldstein

A Convenient Hatred chronicles a very particular hatred through powerful stories that allow readers to see themselves in the tarnished mirror of history. It raises important questions about the consequences of our assumptions and beli...

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Published: Dec 2011

Toni and Markus: From Village Life to...

Walter Roth

Walter Roth explores the everyday lives of his father Markus, his stepmother Toni, and other members of the family, in Germany and as refugees in Chicago. He discusses the painful problems of his sister Irene and his father Markus. Th...

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Published: Jul 2014

Zionism: A Very Short Introduction (V...

Michael Stanislawski

Zionism is the nationalist movement affirming Jewish people's right to self-determination through the establishment of a Jewish national state in its ancient homeland. It is one of the most controversial ideologies in the world. Its s...

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Published: Dec 2016

50 Children: One Ordinary American Co...

Steven Pressman

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Published: May 2015
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