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  • Escape from Sobibor

    Revised and Updated“Brilliantly reconstructs the degradation and drama of Sobibor. . . . A memorable and moving saga, full of anger and anguish, a reminder never to forget.” —San Francisco ChronicleOn October 14, l943, six hundred Jews imprisoned in Sobibor, a secret Nazi death camp in eastern Poland, revolted. They killed a dozen SS officers and guards, trampled the barbed wire fences, and raced ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Sons and Soldiers

    The Untold Story of the Jews Who Escaped the Nazis and Returned with the U.S. Army to Fight Hitler

    NEW YORK TIMES Bestseller"An irresistible history of the WWII Jewish refugees who returned to Europe to fight the Nazis.” —NewsdayThey were young Jewish boys who escaped from Nazi-occupied Europe and resettled in America. After the United States entered the war, they returned to fight for their adopted homeland and for the families they had left behind. Their stories tell the tale of one of the U ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Bloodlands

    Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

    From the bestselling author of On Tyranny comes the definitive history of Hitler's and Stalin's wars against the civilians of Europe in World War II.Americans call the Second World War "The Good War."But before it even began, America's wartime ally Josef Stalin had killed millions of his own citizens--and kept killing them during and after the war. Before Hitler was finally defeated, he had ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Renia's Diary

    A Holocaust Journal

    **A New York Times bestsellerA USA Today bestsellerThe long-hidden diary of a young Polish woman's life during the Holocaust, translated for the first time into English**Renia Spiegel was born in 1924 to an upper-middle class Jewish family living in southeastern Poland, near what was at that time the border with Romania. At the start of 1939 Renia began a diary. “I just want a friend. I want ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • On Hitler's Mountain

    Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood

    Growing up in the beautiful mountains of Berchtesgaden -- just steps from Adolf Hitler's alpine retreat -- Irmgard Hunt had a seemingly happy, simple childhood. In her powerful, illuminating, and sometimes frightening memoir, Hunt recounts a youth lived under an evil but persuasive leader. As she grew older, the harsh reality of war -- and a few brave adults who opposed the Nazi regime -- aroused ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

    by Anne Frank ...
    In 1940, after Germany invaded the Netherlands, Anne and her family couldn't leave the country, so they decided to hide in a warehouse in an attempt to escape the persecution of Jews by the Nazis. For over two years, Anne wrote in her diary with an awareness that was extremely mature for her age. She detailed her experiences and insights while she and her family were in hiding, living in a ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • Trust and Trauma

    An Interdisciplinary Study in Human Nature

    series Psychology and the Other
    This interdisciplinary text brings together perspectives from leading psychoanalysts and modern Jewish philosophers to offer a unique investigation into the dynamic between the fundamental trust in the self, other persons, and the world, and the devastating force of emotional trauma.Chapters examine the challenges of witnessing and acknowledging suffering; trust in God; and the traumatic effects ... Read more

    $40.49 USD

  • "The Rest of Us"

    The Rise of America's Eastern European Jews

    The New York Times–bestselling history of the Jewish immigrants from Russia and Poland who altered the American landscape from New York to Hollywood.The wave of Eastern European Jewish immigrants who swept into New York in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by way of Ellis Island were not welcomed by the Jews who had arrived decades before. These refugees from czarist Russia and the ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • In the Garden of Beasts

    Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin

    by Erik Larson ...
    Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Nazi Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history.A mild-mannered professor from Chicago, Dodd brings along his wife, son, and flamboyant ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Born To Kvetch

    Yiddish Language and Culture in All Its Moods

    by Michael Wex ...
    As the main spoken language of the Jews for more than a thousand years, Yiddish has had plenty to lament, plenty to conceal. Its phrases, idioms, and expressions paint a comprehensive picture of the mind-set that enabled the Jews of Europe to survive a millennium of unrelenting persecution: they never stopped kvetching---about God, gentiles, children, food, and everything (and anything) else. They ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Five Chimneys: The Story of Auschwitz

    by Olga Lengyel ...
    Memoir of a Hungarian woman who was imprisoned for several years in the German concentration camp Auschwitz. This is the true, documented chronicle of a beautiful woman who survived the nightmare horror of the worst death camp of them all."You have done a real service by letting the ones who are now silent and most forgotten speak." - Albert Einstein ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Dressmakers of Auschwitz

    The True Story of the Women Who Sewed to Survive

    A powerful chronicle of the women who used their sewing skills to survive the Holocaust, stitching beautiful clothes at an extraordinary fashion workshop created within one of the most notorious WWII death camps.At the height of the Holocaust twenty-five young inmates of the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp—mainly Jewish women and girls—were selected to design, cut, and sew beautiful ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Judaizing Jesus

    How New Testament Scholars Created the Ecumenical Golem

    Was Jesus a mainstream or sectarian Jew, as the scholarly consensus tells us? This view—that we must automatically adopt Second Temple Judaism as the paradigm in which to interpret or reconstruct the historical Jesus—is often presented as self-evident, unquestionable, and beyond dispute. However, the promotion of the Jewish Jesus raises serious questions—specifically, whether this consensus is the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

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  • Voices from the Holocaust

    by Jon E. Lewis ...
    The testament to a tragedy.Voices from The Holocaust follows the whole history of the 'Shoah' from Hitler's rise to power to the Nuremburg trials, but of course the exterminations and death camps of 'The Final Solution' take centre stage. It tells the story from the perspective of the people who were there, and were witnesses - on both sides - of the horror.While some of the eye-witnesses are well ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Boy 30529

    A Memoir

    "Anyone who survived the exterminations camps must have an untypical story to tell. The typical camp story of the millions ended in death ... We, the few who survived the war and the majority who perished in the camps, did not use and would not have understood terms such as 'holocaust' or 'death march.' These were coined later, by outsiders."In 1939 twelve-year-old Felix Weinberg fell into the ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Goebbels

    A Biography

    NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE TELEGRAPH • From renowned German Holocaust historian Peter Longerich comes the definitive one-volume biography of Adolf Hitler’s malevolent minister of propaganda.In life, and in the grisly manner of his death, Joseph Goebbels was one of Adolf Hitler’s most loyal acolytes. By the end, no one in the Berlin bunker was closer to the Führer than his ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide to World War II, 3rd Edition

    Get the Big Picture on the War That Changed the World

    The Complete Idiots Guide® to World War II, Second Edition, will feature updated and expanded coverage of the fateful D-Day invasion, a critical timeline of major WW II events, and a WW II timeline highlighting the crucial and most important events of the war. It will include details about major battles on land, in the air, and on the sea-starting with Hitler's rise to power and his goal of ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • They Were Just People

    Stories of Rescue in Poland During the Holocaust

    Hitler’s attempt to murder all of Europe’s Jews almost succeeded. One reason it fell short of its nefarious goal was the work of brave non-Jews who sheltered their fellow citizens. In most countries under German control, those who rescued Jews risked imprisonment and death. In Poland, home to more Jews than any other country at the start of World War II and location of six German-built death camps ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $17.99 USD

  • The Choice

    Embrace the Possible

    A New York Times Bestseller“I’ll be forever changed by Dr. Eger’s story…The Choice is a reminder of what courage looks like in the worst of times and that we all have the ability to pay attention to what we’ve lost, or to pay attention to what we still have.”—Oprah“Dr. Eger’s life reveals our capacity to transcend even the greatest of horrors and to use that suffering for the benefit of others. ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Weight of Ink

    by Rachel Kadish ...
    **WINNER OF A NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARDA USA TODAY BESTSELLER"A gifted writer, astonishingly adept at nuance, narration, and the politics of passion."—Toni Morrison**Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who is permitted to scribe for a blind rabbi ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • A Train in Winter

    An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France

    series The Resistance Quartet #1
    In January 1943, 230 women of the French Resistance were sent to the death camps by the Nazis who had invaded and occupied their country. This is their story, told in full for the first time—a searing and unforgettable chronicle of terror, courage, defiance, survival, and the power of friendship. Caroline Moorehead, a distinguished biographer, human rights journalist, and the author of Dancing to ... Read more

    $13.49 USD

  • Underground in Berlin

    A Young Woman's Extraordinary Tale of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany

    Translated by Anthea Bell ...
    A thrilling piece of undiscovered history, this is the true account of a young Jewish woman who survived World War II in Berlin.In 1942, Marie Jalowicz, a twenty-year-old Jewish Berliner, made the extraordinary decision to do everything in her power to avoid the concentration camps. She removed her yellow star, took on an assumed identity, and disappeared into the city.In the years that followed, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Russ & Daughters

    Reflections and Recipes from the House That Herring Built

    The former owner/proprietor of the beloved appetizing store on Manhattan’s Lower East Side tells the delightful, mouthwatering story of an immigrant family’s journey from a pushcart in 1907 to “New York’s most hallowed shrine to the miracle of caviar, smoked salmon, ethereal herring, and silken chopped liver” (The New York Times Magazine).When Joel Russ started peddling herring from a barrel ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Killing the SS

    The Hunt for the Worst War Criminals in History

    series Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series
    The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller (October 2018)Confronting Nazi evil is the subject of the latest installment in the mega-bestselling Killing seriesAs 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, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD