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Because Of Eva

Author : Susan J. Gordon
ISBN : 9780815653660
Genre : History
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In Because of Eva, an American Jewish woman travels to Eastern Europe and Israel to solve mysteries in her family’s past by delving into World War II and Holocaust history. What began as a seemingly simple search for "Eva," the elderly relative who had signed Gordon's grandfather's death certificate in New York long ago, became a journey of discovery when Gordon found her in Tel Aviv. There, she heard Eva’s stories of survival during the Holocaust, especially in Nazi-occupied Budapest. Eventually, Gordon would retrace Eva’s steps in Budapest and visit ancestral towns in Ukraine to bear witness to the slaughter of entire populations of Jews. Amid remnants of loss and destruction in the small town where her grandfather was born, Gordon also uncovered details of her family’s world before relatives immigrated to America. Gordon’s journey into her past provided the deep sense of connection and belonging she needed as an adult child of divorce and abuse. Gaining insight about her family’s history, Gordon reconciles issues of betrayal and loyalty, and finally finds her place in Judaism. Part memoir, part detective story, Because of Eva is an intimate tale of one woman’s history within the epic sweep of world events in the twentieth century.

Chicken Soup For The Soul Merry Christmas

Author : Amy Newmark
ISBN : 9781611592528
Genre : Self-Help
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This collection of 101 heartwarming and entertaining stories of holiday traditions, family, and goodwill will spread the wonder and joy of the holiday season. A fantastic holiday gift and a great way to start the season! Christmas is a festive and joyful time of year, a time of family, friends, and traditions. You will delight in reading the 101 merry and touching stories of love, joy, and wonder. And all the stories are “Santa safe” so they can keep the magic alive for the whole family.

A Travel Guide To Jewish Europe

Author : Ben G. Frank
ISBN : 1455613290
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The Jews Of Sing Sing

Author : Ron Arons
ISBN : UOM:39015073624465
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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When author Ron Arons found out that his ancestor served time at Sing Sing, one of America's most infamous prisons, he faced a dilemma: should he tell people or try to keep the information a secret? He chose the former - and the more he learned about his criminal great-grandfather, the more fascinated he became with what had led him to commit the crimes that eventually landed him in jail. Soon after, Arons decided to expand on the topic by exploring the lives of all Jews who served time in the famous prison, resulting in a fascinating history of New York crime.

Writing Jewish

Author : Ruth Gilbert
ISBN : 9781137374738
Genre : Literary Criticism
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British-Jewish writers are increasingly addressing challenging questions about what it means to be both British and Jewish in the twenty-first century. Writing Jewish provides a lively and accessible introduction to the key issues in contemporary British-Jewish fiction, memoirs and journalism, and explores how Jewishness exists alongside a range of other different identities in Britain today. By interrogating myths and stereotypes and looking at themes of remembering and forgetting, belonging and alienation, location and dislocation, Ruth Gilbert examines how these writers identify the particularity of their difference – while acknowledging that this difference is neither fixed nor final, but always open to re-interpretation.

Dorot

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105022096031
Genre : Genealogy
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Encyclopedia Of Jewish Folklore And Traditions

Author : Raphael Patai
ISBN : 9781317471714
Genre : Political Science
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This multicultural reference work on Jewish folklore, legends, customs, and other elements of folklife is the first of its kind.

Family Records Today

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ISBN : WISC:89082609785
Genre : United States
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Avotaynu

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ISBN : UOM:39015062095156
Genre : Jews
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Jewish Quarterly

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ISBN : UOM:39015072486478
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