Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust

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TV Books, Apr 1, 1998 - History - 285 pages
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People who risked their lives to save Jews from the Holocaust describe their experiences and the reasons behind their heroic actions

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Rescuers: portraits of moral courage in the Holocaust

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A welcome addition to Holocaust literature, this work presents a series of 49 personal reminiscences of non-Jewish citizens in various European nations who risked their lives to hide resident Jews ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgments
11
Introduction
27
The Netherlands
45
Johannes DeVries 48 Arie van Mansum
53
Belgium
117
Germaine Belinne and Liliane Gaffney 121 Esta Heiber
126
France
138
Germany
158
Poland
184
Zofia Baniecka 189 Gertruda Babilinska 192 Jan Karski
195
Czechoslovakia
233
Hungary
242
Yugoslavia
252
Mihael Michaelov
259
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About the author (1998)

Gay Block's photographs have been exhibited in museums since 1975, including a solo exhibit at New York's Museum of Modern Art in 1992 when her collaboration on"Rescuers: Portraits of Moral Courage in the Holocaust" with writer Malka Drucker was published. Block lives in Santa Fe.

Malka Drucker is a rabbi and the author of many award-winning books for children and adults. She lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Elizabeth Rosen is an artist and illustrator who divides her time between Manhattan and Woodstock, New York.

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