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Saving one's own : Jewish rescuers during the Holocaust

Author: Mordecai Paldiel
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this remarkable, historically significant book, Mordecai Paldiel recounts in vivid detail the many ways in which, at great risk to their own lives, Jews rescued other Jews during the Holocaust. In so doing he puts to rest the widely held belief that all Jews in Nazi-dominated Europe wore blinders and allowed themselves to be led like "lambs to the slaughter." Paldiel documents how brave Jewish men and women saved  Read more...
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Genre/Form: collective biographies
Biographies
Biography
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Paldiel, Mordecai.
Saving one's own.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016039297
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mordecai Paldiel
ISBN: 9780827612617 0827612613
OCLC Number: 957339737
Notes: "Published by the University of Nebraska Press as a Jewish Publication Society book"--Title page verso.
Description: xxi, 585 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Germany and Austria: Outwitting the Nazis in Their Home Base --
2. Poland: Rescue in the Deadliest Place in Europe --
3. Lithuania and Belarus: Getting Out in Time, Refuge in Forest Lairs --
4. Slovakia: Negotiating to Stop Deportations --
5. Hungary: Zionist Diaspora Youth at Its Best, Some Debatable Rescue Undertakings --
6. Croatia and Italy: Children on the Run --
7. France: The Many Who Helped Save Most of the Country's Jews --
8. Belgium: Organized Self-Help, Stopping a Deportation Train --
9. The Netherlands: Pulling the Wool over the ss's Eyes, Hiding and a Run across Borders --
10. Toward Palestine, the Land of Israel: Boat People on the Danube with the Connivance of the Nazis --
11. Switzerland: Outstretched Hands from Nearby --
12. Concentration Camps: Flight and Rescue from Hell on Earth and Challenging Himmler --
13. England: A Rabbi and the Religious Obligation to Save --
14. United States: Organizational Assistance amid Conflicting Agendas --
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Responsibility: Mordecai Paldiel.

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In this remarkable, historically significant book, Mordecai Paldiel recounts in vivid detail the many ways in which, at great risk to their own lives, Jews rescued other Jews during the Holocaust. In  Read more...

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"Paldiel's book includes remarkable stories of remarkable people."-Tammy Mark, Jewish Link of New Jersey "The first of its kind . . . Saving One's Own is very important because it illustrates the Read more...

 
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