Holocaust & Other Genocide

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“a brilliant book, one that lays out several gripping mysteries and reveals how the personal is very much political, all wrapped in a compelling narrative that will keep readers turning the

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Within an overall historical event are the individual stories.

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We’ve all, at some point, had this experience:  tidying up, digging around, cleaning out the drawers, or  fussing about the attic, we find . . .

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“It took Europe arguably two generations to fully face up to its shameful Holocaust past.

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Auschwitz, Buckenwald, Bergen-Belsen: the names are familiar to readers who have taken an interest in the German concentration camps that operated from the mid-1930s until 1945, when Russian soldie

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“Justice, even decades later, should send a message that these are crimes for which atonement must be paid in full.”      

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“Bernice Lerner has provided us the opportunity to see what results when one woman’s will to survive and one man’s humanity are combined.”    

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Although this is an English language reprint of a memoir originally published in 1946, it shouldn’t be terribly surprising that it still has considerable relevance as a first-pers

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“brilliant . . . an important addition with its focus on the lives of women and its unbearably vivid details.”

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“Only a spiritual and moral awakening can save humanity from destroying itself as an outcome of prejudice and bigotry.”

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“if we are to judge those who collaborated with Nazis, we must deliberate upon their dilemmas in order to deepen our own definition and sense of humanity.”

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“This journal is my life, my companion and my confidant. Without it, I would be lost. In it, I pour out all my heart’s feelings, until I feel somewhat relieved.

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“The Unwanted reads like a combination family history and national tragedy on two continents.

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This book can be treasured by history buffs for its fascinating facts and the author’s graceful and engaging style.

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In the 2018 edition of Hezbollah, first published in 2007, Boston University professor Augustus Richard Norton adds new chapters on the complex dynamics of the Syrian war involving the Uni

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What if a dismembered corpse was discovered underneath your treasured family vacation home? How would you react?

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“In spite of the tragedy and difficulty of reading about man’s inhumanity to man, this should be required reading for all . . .”

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“In Full Flight succeeds as a fascinating character study, a deep ethical quandary, and an engrossing story.”

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“No American city was more important to Nazis than Los Angeles; home to Hollywood, the greatest propaganda machine in the world.

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A funny thing one comes across when reading biographies about Russian revolutionaries is how bourgeois nearly all of their lives were.

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“an exceptionally powerful and emotionally charged story.”

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“Rajsfus implicitly warns us that there will be many fellow travelers who will follow Trump through the swamp in order to wreck the American experiment.”

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“One of the greatest contributions of Judaism to the world is doing things for others. It is the reward of our lives.”
—Viktor Frankel, Holocaust survivor, author

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“Antisemitism did not bring Hitler to power; a pervasive national crisis and the machinations of self-interested conservative politicians did.”

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