An intellectual-political biography of Otto Heller, the most prominent and prolific communist theoretician of the Jewish question.
Recounts the forgotten but important work of Wayne Coy, the Office for Emergency Management's Liaison Officer, during the early years of World War II.
Tells the story of a young couple in love during World War II, and the difficulties they faced both at war and on the home front.
A comprehensive survey of the most important writing to come out of the Holocaust.
A haunting story of the disintegration of an American and Italian family caught in Europe during World War II.
Examines the preservation of the integrity of humanity through literature in the hells described by Dante in his Inferno and by Primo Levi in Survival in Auschwitz.
A daughter struggles to get her mother to talk about her Holocaust experiences, and tries to understand how those experiences have shaped her own life.
A searing personal record of spiritual and communal crisis, wherein the death of god announces the beginning of friendship.
Interviews with eighteen Jewish “hidden children” of France and Belgium, telling the story of their survival during World War II.
A brutal and unflinchingly honest portrayal of the effects of concentration camp life on the human psyche.
Examines the variety of cinematic responses to the Holocaust as well as the Shoah’s impact on cinematic expression itself.
Examines the role of forgetfulness in our understanding of the Holocaust.
A boy's world is shattered by the Holocaust.
An award-winning teacher takes a journey into alien territory: Austria, Hitler's birthplace, and the territory of her own hatred. A teaching memoir that offers a pedagogy of hope.
Deepens and enriches our understanding of the Jewish literary tradition and the implications of the Shoah.
Using insights from behavioral science, a Holocaust survivor explores how evil actions can seem "moral" to the perpetrators and how we must alter our thinking to prevent this.
Interdisciplinary explorations into the work of one of the premier writer-survivors of the Holocaust.
Recounts the author’s experiences during the Holocaust, from the time of the Nazi invasion of Poland to the liberation of the Theresienstadt concentration camp by the Red Army in 1945.
An assessment of reason, being, and the good in a world fractured by the passage of the Holocaust.
What is it in the behavioral makeup of ordinary people, operating in the course of ordinary daily living, that lends itself to participating in horrendous activities — and doing so at times with zeal, ...
In its determination to take absolute control, the Third Reich focused on the nation's youth, reserving for the schools the vital task of refashioning the German psyche. This book examines these propaganda ...