By van Alkemade Kim
By van Alkemade Kim
By Susanne Zepp
By Hans Spear,J. Levy
There used to be a second of silence that lasted an eternity - then the turret disguise of the tank used to be lifted and a German soldier climbed out through his crew.
"Nicht schiessen! do not shoot!" the chief referred to as out. After that every thing became black as Ross fell to the floor not more than 15 ft in entrance of the German soldiers.
Hans Spear used to be born in 1918 in a small German city. In 1938 he left Germany whilst Jews have been nonetheless allowed to to migrate from Nazi Germany; his vacation spot the us. Accompanying Hans was once his youth sweetheart, Bea, who he married sooner than becoming a member of the military in the summertime of 1943.
Shortly after becoming a member of the military Hans used to be transferred to Camp Ritchie the place he grew to become one of many recognized Ritchie Boys, who have been for the main half Jewish boys and younger males that had fled the Nazis within the past due thirties. They have been expert in intelligence paintings and mental struggle, to struggle opposed to Hitler and his Nazi regime.
Hans Spear again to the us after the warfare, based a portray corporation in Chicago, and finally retiring along with his spouse in Tucson, AZ
Hanukkah, 1945, follows a tender German Jew as he flees Nazi Germany to the United States succeeding e as a valedictorian ahead of becoming a member of the military in simple terms to be despatched again to Europe, this time as a hero within the brutal conflict of the Bulge and a lover within the land of his birth.
Hanukkah, 1945, is a story bounding with choice, emotion and pursuit of self-awareness. it's a clean and special examine a time in a People’s and our country’s past.
By Hans Otto / Mittelmann, Hanni Horch
By Susan Rubin Suleiman
By Anita Mishook
Anita Mishook’s well-researched and brilliantly written debut novel transports you to 1936 and the under-told historical past of the yank Bund, the pro-Nazi Silver Shirts, and their efforts to construct a summer time retreat for Hitler close to the l. a. coast.
By Peninnah Schram,Cherie Karo Schwartz,Goldie Milgram,Ellen Frankel,Arthur Strimling
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Contributing authors: Yossi Alfi, Noa Baum, Joel Ben Izzy, Yisroel Bernath, Renee Brachfeld, Rosyln Bresnick-Perry, Barry Bub, Phil Cohen, Anita Diamant, Helen Engelhardt, Ed Feinstein, Ellen Frankel, Mark S. Golub, James Stone Goodman, Dan Gordon, Janie Grackin, Eva Grayzel, Bonnie Greenberg, Tina Grimberg, Dan Grossman, Miriam Grossman, Fred Guttman, Sharona Halickman, Jill Hammer, Richard Joel, Amichai Lau-Lavie, Benji Levene, Herb Levine, Syd Lieberman, Doug Lipman, Cindy Rivka Marshall, Melvin Metelits, Goldie Milgram, Lynnie Mirvis, Nadia Grosser Nagarajan, Steve Nathan, Caren Neile, Leon Olenick, Yoel Perez, Peter Pitzele, Jack Riemer, Carol and Neal Rose, Gail Rosen, Barbara Rush, Sandy Sasso, Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Peninnah Schram, Rebecca Schram-Zafrany, Howard Schwartz, Cherie Karo Schwartz, Rami Shapiro, Danny Siegel, Laura Simms,Corinne Stavish, Naomi Steinberg, Arthur Strimling, Carla Vogel, Shohama Harris Wiener, Diane Wolkstein, Debra Gordon Zaslow, Steve Zeitlin, Jennifer Rudick Zunikoff
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By Tova Sadka
These relocating, remarkable tales are according to historical truth inasmuch as they take care of the destruction of the world's oldest Jewish group. it really is envisioned that there have been 150,000 Jews in Iraq in 1948; Israel has absorbed a few 132,000. in the interim, there are approximately 8 Jews closing in Iraq, part over 80 years old.
By Jürgen Borchert
"Na, Oehmcke, klagen Sie nun immer noch auf lumpige hundert Mark Schmerzensgeld für Wirkuns wegen einiger leichter Prellungen und Abschürfungen, die er erlitten hat, als er sich in eine Auseinandersetzung zwischen den Nazis und der Kommune einmischte? Ja?" Rechtsanwalt Neuhaus stand zornbebend vor dem Schreibtisch seines Referendars und schmiss ihm den Akt hin. "Hier! Lesen Sie das!" Oehmcke starrte auf das amtliche Papier, das Neuhaus oben auf den Aktendeckel legte, er sah das Siegel des Amtsarztes und die Frakturbuchstaben der Überschrift: "Totenschein" stand da.
"Wirkuns ist heute früh an einem Blutsturz gestorben, der infolge eines Lungenrisses eingetreten ist. Der Amtsarzt bescheinigt schwere innere Verletzungen als Folge von Fußtritten in die Nieren- und Kreuzbeingegend und ordnet Obduktion an! Sie sind anscheinend nicht einmal fähig, eine faktenrichtige Klage aufzunehmen! Und so etwas will das zweite Examen bestehen!"
Oehmcke conflict bleich geworden und stand auf. "Ich habe es nicht nötig, mich von einem Juden beschimpfen zu lassen! Ich habe es nicht nötig, einen Prozess gegen meine eigene Partei anzustrengen!" Er zitterte am ganzen Leibe vor Wut, während Neuhaus, wieder ganz ruhig, sich umdrehte und das Zimmer verließ. "Kommen Sie mit in mein Büro!"
By Ani Tuzman
Poor orphan. Simpleton. more durable to tame than the wind.
He hears what they name him.
But he listens to the presence his father promised might by no means go away him.
Yisroel unearths his solution to those that nurture his therapeutic presents and infrequent compassion—until he embraces a future he can't but fathom nor deny any longer.
Honoring ladies, little ones, and the bad as his academics. Celebrating life’s easiest deeds as worship. Praying with joyous abandon. Loving with no . Yisroel’s “irreverent” practices threaten the demonstrated experts, between them an embittered rabbinic chief with a undertaking of his personal: to smash the irrepressible grasp often called the Baal Shem Tov and his starting to be group of followers.
Set within the richly textured Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth of the 1700s, this beautiful reimagining of 1 of history’s so much respected and progressive mystics transports readers again in time to event the genuine which means of energy and the undying grace of love.