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Author: Josef Ben-Eliezer; Plough Publishing House.
Publisher: Rifton, NY : Plough Publishing House of the Bruderhof Foundation, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Ben-Eliezer grew up in Germany in a Jewish family under the shadow of the Nazis. He was forced into exile in Siberia, barely escaping with his life from starvation and disease in southern Asia, and finally made it to the land of Israel. Faced with the horror of the Holocaust, he was determined to fight for the independence of his new homeland. But the inhumanity of war continued to pursue him, along with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Josef Ben-Eliezer; Josef Ben-Eliezer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Josef Ben-Eliezer; Plough Publishing House.
ISBN: 0874869323 9780874869323
OCLC Number: 183427081
Description: 95 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Earliest memories --
2. Rozwadów, life in the shtetl --
3. Religious life --
4. Refugees --
5. Exiled to Siberia --
6. Samarkand, hunger and disease --
7. Teheran children --
8. Palestine --
9. At the school of agriculture --
10. Search begins --
11. Fighting for the land --
12. Reunion --
13. Search continues --
14. Paris group --
15. Breakthrough.
Responsibility: Josef Ben-Eliezer.


This is an account of survival against all odds, but it is more than that - an account of one man's search for the answers to the questions that in one way or other face us all.  Read more...


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This powerful book tells the story of a remarkable life - one lived with great honesty and deep conviction, in strong connection to Judaism, Israel, and the Kibbutz movement. It teaches us important Read more...

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