Book of the Just Loth (2020)

Book of the Just Loth Eric Silver Book of the Just Loth Israel has honored than men and women who risked their lives freedom and careers to save Jews in a Nazi Europe where it was open season for their systematic and random slaughter The Book of t
  • Title: Book of the Just Loth
  • Author: Eric Silver
  • ISBN: 9780802113474
  • Page: 351
  • Format: Hardcover
Book of the Just Loth Eric Silver Israel has honored than 10,000 men and women who risked their lives, freedom, and careers to save Jews in a Nazi Europe where it was open season for their systematic and random slaughter The Book of the Just tells the stories of forty of these righteous among the nations, unsung heroes of the Holocaust, ordinary people who showed extraordinary courage, daring, andIsrael has honored than 10,000 men and women who risked their lives, freedom, and careers to save Jews in a Nazi Europe where it was open season for their systematic and random slaughter The Book of the Just tells the stories of forty of these righteous among the nations, unsung heroes of the Holocaust, ordinary people who showed extraordinary courage, daring, and simple human decency in the face of almost unspeakable horror at a time when most people looked the other way They came from many countries, religions, and walks of life, but they all shared a burning faith in individual responsibility and a passionate commitment to justice These are dramatic and inspiring accounts, usually in the words of the rescuers and those they rescued, ranging from a German factory manager who saved 1,500 employees in Galicia to a Portuguese consul in Bordeaux who wrote visas for 10,000 Jews in three days to a British prisoner of war who traded dead Jews for the living to a Swiss Red Cross worker who broke the rules of neutrality by shielding thousands of Jews in Budapest to a Japanese consul who rescued the children of an entire yeshivah By using personal testimonies, Eric Silver vividly conveys the anguish of the hunted, the bravery of their liberators, and the constant fear of betrayal, discovery, persecution, and execution that haunted them both The Book of the Just is riveting oral history, a powerful contribution to Holocaust literature, an act of remembrance and commemoration, and a salute to all those who helped to save a whole world by saving even just one life.
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  1. Meaghan

    There are some amazing stories in here, including several I hadn t heard of Like the British POW who escaped his detention camp 19 times, smuggled arms to the Polish resistance, sabotaged the war effort, sent coded letters home to British intelligence, and saved over 400 Jews in Auschwitz Ironically, his last name was Coward This is a lot like Mordecai Paldiel s book The Righteous Among the Nations Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust, except not so intimidatingly long Recommended for adults an [...]

  2. Gill

    I m interested in the bystander versus the hero what makes an individual take action when others do nothing When applying that question to genocide, most of us would like to think that we d do the right thing, yet history shows us the opposite to be true This book tells the stories of some of those who did act to save Jews from Nazi extermination.From the Romanian peasants who hid a single young man, to the German diplomat whose early warning helped to ensure all but 472 of Denmark s 7700 Jews e [...]

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