• Historical romance
      2008

      In Love and War

      by Veijo O. Baltzar

      Life is busy in a big European city in the late 1930s, where Dromal, the head of his tribe, runs a wide range of business activities that aren’t always above board. It is not only his tribe who benefits from his operations, but also many leading

    • Judaism
      May 2020

      At Wit's End

      by Louis Kaplan

    • Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
      August 2014

      Elsas Stern. Ein Holocaust/Drama

      by Christofferson, Agnes

      Shortly before the end of the Second World War the young Jew Elsa is deported to Auschwitz. The encounter with the ruthless concentration camp doctor, Erich Hauser, changes her life dramatically. Almost 35 years she keeps the secret until she one day meet

    • Memoirs
      October 2017

      A GIRL CALLED RENEE

      by Ruth Uzrad

      This is the unbelievable autobiographical story of Ruth Uzrad, a Jewish teenager whose life was turned upside down by the Nazi regime. After her father was arrested one night from their Berlin apartment by the Gestapo, Ruth’s mother sends 13 year

    • Memoirs
      September 2019

      Raking Light from Ashes

      by Relli Robinson

      When Relli was just a baby, the Nazis occupied Poland and she, together with her parents, were imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto, a way station before death. This is the amazing story of Relli Robinson, who, thanks to kindhearted, courageous people and a

    • Historical fiction
      September 2017

      Two Princes and a Queen

      by Shmuel David

      The adolescent son of a well-off Jewish family living a comfortable, sheltered life in Yugoslavia faces persecution. The family endures a harrowing voyage down the Danube River, hoping to reach pre-State Israel.

    • 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000
      March 2010

      Holocaust Persecution

      Responses and Consequences

      by Editor(s): Nancy Rupprecht and Wendy Koenig

      This anthology of selected, thematic articles is a unique approach to Holocaust Studies because it focuses on the responses to and consequences of Holocaust persecution rather than on the fact of it. After a brief overview of the Holocaust itself, the boo

    • Film theory & criticism
      July 2007

      Holocaust Film

      by Author(s): Terri Ginsberg

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      April 2015

      Memory is Our Home

      Loss and Remembering: Three Generations in Poland and Russia 1917-1960s

      by Eibuszyc, Suzanna

      "Memory is Our Home" is a powerful biographical memoir based on the diaries of Roma Talasiewicz-Eibuszyc, who was born in Warsaw before the end of World War I, grew up during the interwar period and who, after escaping the atrocities of World War II, w

    • Biography & True Stories
      April 2017

      Frozen Mud and Red Ribbons

      A Romanian Jewish Girl’s Survival through the Holocaust in Transnistria and its Rippling Effect on the Second Generation

      by Baruch, Avital

      When Sophica was abruptly separated from her father as a toddler, she found a haven in Grandmother Gitté. But one sunny day in July, when she was six years old, gendarmes marching and shouting in the streets stopped her dreamy childhood and her

    • September 2018

      Umstritten, verspielt, gefeiert

      Die Republik Österreich 1918/2018

      by Leidinger, Hannes; Moritz, Verena

      BLITZLICHTER, WENDEPUNKTE, KONSTANTEN Was haben das Jahr 1945 und unsere gegenwärtige DEMOKRATIEKRISE gemeinsam? Welche Parallelen gibt es in der GENESE VON FEINDBILDERN zwischen gestern und heute? WAS BEWEGT ÖSTERREICH im Jahr 2018 - im Zeitalter der Glo

    • October 2016

      Jedem das Seine

      Ein Volksstück

      by Hassler, Silke; Turrini, Peter

      DER VERSUCH, MIT KUNST ZU ÜBERLEBEN APRIL 1945: Der Krieg ist fast vorbei, in WIEN JUBELN DIE MENSCHEN bereits der ausgerufenen PROVISORISCHE REGIERUNG zu, auf der Ringstraße wird getanzt und gefeiert. Zur selben Zeit wird in der österreichischen Provinz

    • November 2018

      Jägerstätter

      Theaterstück

      by Mitterer, Felix

      Der Landwirt Franz Jägerstätter verweigerte den Wehrdienst für die Nationalsozialisten. Er wusste, welche Strafe darauf stand – und ging seiner Hinrichtung sehenden Auges entgegen. Felix Mitterer bringt Franz Jägerstätters Leben auf die Bühne – als indivi

    • June 2016

      Im Alphabet der Häuser

      Roman einer Stadt

      by Bauer, Christoph W.

      Christoph W. Bauer erzählt die Geschichte von Innsbruck, der Stadt seiner Wahl, und zeigt, welcher Genuss es sein kann, sich in der Historie zu verlieren: Häuser sind nicht nur die steinernen Zeugen einer Zeit, sie sind auch diese Zeit selbst, berichten v

    • July 2018

      Die grüne Jungfer

      Roman

      by Setzwein, Bernhard

      Der böhmischer Ort Hlavanice, einst nahe der Sperrzone des Eisernen Vorhangs gelegen, rückt durch die Ereignisse des Herbstes '89 wieder in die Mitte Europas. Über 40 Jahre vergessen von der Geschichte wird er plötzlich wieder zum Schauplatz turbulenten G

    • Autobiography: historical, political & military
      January 2018

      White House in a Gray City

      by Itzchak Belfer

      Janusz Korczak was a pediatrician and teacher who established his unique orphanage in 1912. The children were given freedom to develop their talents. They were taught responsibility and how to create a righteous, humane society. Refusing to abandon the children, he was murdered by the Nazis.

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