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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 26 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Questions I Am Asked About the Holocaust by Hédi Fried, translated by Alice E. Olsson
    Questions I Am Asked About the Holocaust - by Hédi Fried, translated by Alice E. Olsson

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911617778 | ISBN 10: 191161777x

    ‘There are no stupid questions, nor any forbidden ones, but there are some questions that have no answer.’   Hédi Fried was nineteen when the Nazis snatched her family from their home in Eastern Europe and transported them to Auschwit ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found by Bart van Es
    The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found - by Bart van Es

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241978726 | ISBN 10: 0241978726

    Little Lien wasn't taken from her Jewish parents - she was given away in the hope that she might be saved. Hidden and raised by a foster family in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation, she survived the war only to find that her real parents had not. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gone to Ground: One Woman
    Gone to Ground: One Woman's Extraordinary Account of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany - by Marie Jalowicz-Simon

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781254158 | ISBN 10: 178125415x

    Berlin 1941. Marie Jalowicz Simon, a nineteen-year-old Jewish woman, makes an extraordinary decision. All around her, Jews are being rounded up for deportation, forced labour and extermination. Marie takes off the yellow star and vanishes into the ci ... more

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  • Cover image of book If This is A Woman: Inside Ravensbruck: Hitler
    If This is A Woman: Inside Ravensbruck: Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women - by Sarah Helm

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780349120034 | ISBN 10: 034912003x

    The compelling story of the only concentration camp for women by the acclaimed author of A Life in Secrets. On a sunny morning in May 1939 a phalanx of 800 women - housewives, doctors, opera singers, politicians, prostitutes - were marched through ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Greatest Need: The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias by Jasmine Donahaye
    The Greatest Need: The Creative Life and Troubled Times of Lily Tobias - by Jasmine Donahaye

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781909983236 | ISBN 10: 1909983233

    he first full biography of Lily Tobias (1887-1984) a Jewish writer from Wales: a courageous, idealistic woman who wrote compellingly about Jewish life and experience in the 20th century.   Daughter of Polish immigrant parents, Lily Tobias grew ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gone to Ground: One Woman
    Gone to Ground: One Woman's Extraordinary Account of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany - by Marie Jalowicz-Simon

    £14.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781254141 | ISBN 10: 1781254141

    Thrilling and terrifying by turns, this is the gripping account of a young Jewish woman who survived the Second World War by going to ground in Berlin.   Berlin 1941. Marie Jalowicz Simon, a nineteen-year-old Jewish woman, makes an extraordina ... more

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  • Cover image of book After Auschwitz: A Story of Heartbreak and Survival by the Stepsister of Anne Frank by Eva Schloss
    After Auschwitz: A Story of Heartbreak and Survival by the Stepsister of Anne Frank - by Eva Schloss

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781444760712 | ISBN 10: 1444760718

    Eva was arrested by the Nazis on her fifteenth birthday and sent to Auschwitz. Her survival depended on endless strokes of luck, her own determination and the love and protection of her mother Fritzi, who was deported with her. When Auschwitz w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anne Frank: The Biography by Melissa Mller
    Anne Frank: The Biography - by Melissa Mller

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408842102 | ISBN 10: 1408842106

    Tracing Anne Franks life from an early childhood in an assimilated family to her adolescence in German-occupied Amsterdam, Melissa Mllers biography, originally published in 1998, follows her life right up until her desperate end in Bergen Belsen. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hope Into Practice: Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears by Penny Rosenwasser
    Hope Into Practice: Jewish Women Choosing Justice Despite Our Fears - by Penny Rosenwasser

    £19.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780988918702 | ISBN 10: 0988918706

    Anchored in Jewish ethical tradition, community-building, and an activist's call to repair the world and end racism, Hope into Practice asks Jewish women for the courage to love ourselves enough to face our fears without acting on them - to free ours ... more

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  • Cover image of book Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life by Vivian Gornick
    Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life - by Vivian Gornick

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780300198232 | ISBN 10: 030019823x

    Finalist for the 2011 National Jewish Book Award in the Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir category, as given by the Jewish Book Council.   Honorable Mention in the Biography/Autobiography category at the Los Angeles Book Festival.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breathe in the Dark: A Childhood Lost by Jane Hersey
    Breathe in the Dark: A Childhood Lost - by Jane Hersey

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780881652 | ISBN 10: 1780881657

    Jane Herseys biography is told through the thoughts and voice of a traumatized, isolated child, enduring the stresses and strains of day-to-day life under difficult circumstances in 1960s Manchester. As a six year old child with sole care of a mothe ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer by Caroline Stoessinger
    A Century of Wisdom: Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer - by Caroline Stoessinger

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781444737622 | ISBN 10: 1444737627

    An inspiring story of resilience and the power of optimism - the true story of Alice Herz-Sommer, the world's oldest living Holocaust survivor.   At 108 years old, the pianist Alice Herz-Sommer is an eyewitness to history. She has seen it all, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Under a Cruel Star: A Life in Prague 1941-1968 by Heda Kovly
    Under a Cruel Star: A Life in Prague 1941-1968 - by Heda Kovly

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781847084767 | ISBN 10: 1847084761

    The daughter of prosperous Jews, Heda Kovly found her world turned upside down with the German annexation of Czechoslovakia. Deported to Lodz Ghetto in 1941 and then to Auschwitz, where her parents were murdered, in 1944, Kovaly made a miraculous es ... more

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  • Cover image of book And The Bridge Is Love by Faye Moskowitz
    And The Bridge Is Love - by Faye Moskowitz

    £11.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781558617704 | ISBN 10: 1558617701

    FP brings back into print a literary gem.   Personal essays by a great Jewish American writer. "Bridges the gap between humor and despair, past and present, Jew and gentile, to reveal its authors simple humanity, deeply rooted in her u ... more

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  • Cover image of book Journal by Helene Berr
    Journal - by Helene Berr

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906694197 | ISBN 10: 1906694192

    From April 1942 to March 1944, Helene Berr, a recent graduate of the Sorbonne, kept a journal that is both an intensely moving, intimate, harrowing, appalling document and a text of astonishing literary maturity.   With her colleagues, she pl ... more

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  • Cover image of book House Music: The Oona King Diaries by Oona King
    House Music: The Oona King Diaries - by Oona King

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780747593096 | ISBN 10: 0747593094

    How does it feel to lose your job in front of 10 million people? To become an MP in your twenties? To ask a Government Whip for time to see your husband? To sleep on the floor while waiting to vote in the middle of the night? To represent the Secreta ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Wall of Two: Poems of Resistance and Suffering from Krakw to Buchenwald and Beyond by Henia Karmel & Ilona Karmel
    A Wall of Two: Poems of Resistance and Suffering from Krakw to Buchenwald and Beyond - by Henia Karmel & Ilona Karmel

    £20.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780520251366 | ISBN 10: 0520251369

    Buchenwald survivors Ilona and Henia Karmel were seventeen and twenty years old when they entered the Nazi labor camps from the Krakw ghetto. These remarkable poems were written during that time. The sisters wrote the poems on worksheets stolen from ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Wounded Heart: The Life of Lilli Jahn 1900-1944 by Martin Doerry
    My Wounded Heart: The Life of Lilli Jahn 1900-1944 - by Martin Doerry

    £10.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780747570509 | ISBN 10: 0747570507

    From her idealistic young womanhood in Cologne to the end of her life, Lilli Jahn was a prolific letter writer. After studying medicine and marrying her Protestant sweetheart, Ernst Jahn, she set up home and a medical practice. Then, in 1933, Hitler ... more

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  • Cover image of book For Generations: Jewish Motherhood by Mandy Ross & Ronne Randall (ed)
    For Generations: Jewish Motherhood - by Mandy Ross & Ronne Randall (ed)

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780907123644 | ISBN 10: 0907123643

    Chicken soup goddess? Kvetch-monster? Or just a Jewish mother raising children in the real world? Here writers explore the experience of Jewish motherhood across the spectrum, from the religious to the secular Jewish comminities. Subjects include mot ... more

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  • Cover image of book Next Year in Jerusalem by Daphna Golan-Agnon
    Next Year in Jerusalem - by Daphna Golan-Agnon

    £21.99   hardback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781565849303 | ISBN 10: 1565849302

    Through anecdotes, interviews and letters, the author provides an insider's view of the milestones of the Israeli peace movement, drawing on her experience as co-founder of the pioneering human rights organization B'Tselem and the feminist peace grou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eva
    Eva's Story - by Eva Schloss

    £9.95   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780952371694 | ISBN 10: 0952371693

    In March 1938 the Germans invaded Austria and young Eva Geiringer and her family became refugees. Like many Jews they fled to Amsterdam where they hid from the Nazis until they were betrayed and arrested in May 1944. Eva was 15 years old when she was ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Square of Sky: A Wartime Childhood from Ghetto to Convent by Janina David
    A Square of Sky: A Wartime Childhood from Ghetto to Convent - by Janina David

    £13.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780907871736 | ISBN 10: 0907871739

    At the age of nine, Janina David led a sheltered life with her prosperous Jewish family in Poland. A year later they were all on the verge of starvation, sharing a small room in the Warsaw ghetto. When it became clear that none of them was likely to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mordecai
    Mordecai's First Brush With Love: New Stories by Jewish Women in Britain - by Laura Phillips & Marion Baraitser (ed)

    £11.50   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780952942665 | ISBN 10: 0952942666

    A timely collection of short stories by Jewish women focusing on everyday concerns of the human heart - single motherhood, intermarriage, food and its terrors - with a cacophony of voices - comic, celebratory and violent. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sins of Omission: The Jewish Community
    Sins of Omission: The Jewish Community's Reaction To Domestic Violence - by Carol Goodman Kaufman

    £22.99   hardback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780813340883 | ISBN 10: 0813340888

    Note: this book is only available "print-on-demand". This means that the publisher does not keep physical copies in stock but instead produces a copy when an order is placed. This means it may take a few weeks to order.   In a congregation of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition by Anne Frank
    The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition - by Anne Frank

    £7.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780141315188 | ISBN 10: 0141315180

    Since its publication in 1947, Anne Frank's Diary has been read by tens of millions of people. This Definitive Edition restores substantial material omitted from the original edition, giving us a deeper insight into Anne Frank's world. Her curiosity ... more

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  • Cover image of book Israel and the Daughters of the Shoah: Reoccupying the Territories of Silence by Ronit Lentin
    Israel and the Daughters of the Shoah: Reoccupying the Territories of Silence - by Ronit Lentin

    £24.00   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781571817754 | ISBN 10: 1571817751

    This book offers the first gendered analysis of Israeli society and the Shoah (the Holocaust). The author employs personal narratives of nine Israeli daughers of Shoah survivors, writers and film makers, and a feminist re-reading of official and unof ... more

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