Szpilman The Pianist

Szpilman The Pianist

by Wladyslaw Szpilman Szpilman is the celebrated composer and pianist, whose remarkable memoirs about surviving life in the Warsaw ghetto in Nazi-occupied Poland are the…

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I'm Not Going Back

I’m Not Going Back

Wartime Memoir of a Child Evacuee by Kitty Wintrob Kitty Wintrob, who was our featured speaker on May 10, recounts, in this book, her experiences…

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The Crosses of Auschwitz

The Crosses of Auschwitz

Nationalism and Religion in Post-Communist Poland by Geneviève Zubrzycki This book tells the story of the “memory war” that began when a Catholic activist illegally…

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Witness

Witness

One of the Great Correspondents of the Twentieth Century Tells Her Story At 103, Ruth Gruber, who lives in New York City, stands as a…

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Turbulent Souls

Turbulent Souls

A Catholic Son’s Return to His Jewish family by Stephen J. Dubner Probably best known as the co-author of Freakonomics, Stephen Dubner’s personal story was…

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Kosher for the Clueless

Kosher for the Clueless

A Fun, Fact-Filled, and Spiritual Guide to All Things Kosher by Rabbi Shimon Apisdorf What is “kosher”? Is it a health regimen? Is it only…

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Two Jews, Three Opnions

Two Jews, Three Opnions

A Collection of Twentieth-Century American Jewish Quotations Edited by Sandee Brawarsky and Deborah Mark Some 3,000 quotations organized alphabetically by topic, from “Abortion”, to “Zionism”. …

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Sabbath Light

Sabbath Light

Sermons on the Sabbath Evening Service by Rabbi Louis I. Rabinowitz  A unique collection of fifty sermons, all delivered during the course of one year…

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Play Ball!

Play Ball!

by Carol Matas First there was Yentl the Yeshiva boy. Now there’s Rosie the baseball player! When her brother’s team is short one player for…

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