Heartfelt, touching, and rich with bittersweet irony, Small Miracles of the Holocaust recounts love stories, remarkable reunions, and narrowescapes--each ending with the uplifting twist that has become the trademark of the beloved series. Deliver the item to all of us! Also, some stories were not well told, which I guess is to be expected with so many different voices telling them. It will make you aware of similar events that are happening to you -- those touches of grace, that we think to look for them, bless us all. The Rabbi would always say good morning to this peasant even though the peasant would always ignore him and would never return the greeting. This extraordinary book also talks about loved ones who perished and came to people in their dreams giving them direction, which ended up saving their lives! I would say a good portion of the stories, however, were amazing, and brought tears to my eye more than once.
Annotation: Brings together a collection of inspirational, uplifting stories of survival, endurance, and faith amid the darkest horrors of the Holocaust, presenting more than fifty real-life tales of heroism, remarkable reunions, transcendent love stories, life-saving coincidences, and more. I went with 4 just because the short stories I did like, I liked a lot. Some survivors just had wanted to put the past behind them. There is even a great story in this book about a son of a former Nazi who converted to Judaism. From the authors of the bestselling Small Miracles series comes this inspirational collection of over 50 stories - each with the upbeat twist ending that has become the trademark of this remarkable series.
This is a book that will stay with you for a very long time - a message of hope, love, miracles, and survival. I went with 4 just because the short stories I did like, I liked a lot. If need be, I simply would have jumped in front of a gun. They live in Brooklyn, New York. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
After the war Lula married another survivor and insisted on going to Palestine to find her father. For those who want to learn about the Holocaust but find it too difficult to read in depth coverage, this book is for you too. Getting back to the book, what more can I say? It's not in their collective n I cannot say enough about this book! It's hard to describe but I'll try. Wiemer Fall Prayers 130 4 Good Morning, Herr Mueller 134 3 Righteous among the Nations 137 7 The Search for Reb Burechl 144 9 The Philosopher 153 2 Yisroel Besser Business Partners 155 5 Strangers on a Train 160 3 Shoshana Goldwasser Schwartz Azriela Jaffe Melvina's Dream 163 5 Bailey Lustig Breindy Muller Comrades 168 5 A Promise to Father 173 3 Frank Hershkowitz Subway Reunion 176 2 Ruth Fisher Dancing with G-d 178 4 The Frequent Flyer 182 4 Seder Tania Hammer by her Father 186 4 Shocking Discovery 190 4 Raquel Schraub Getting to Know Germaine 194 4 Gerda Bikales The Last Jew of Auschwitz 198 4 What's in a Name? The authors, both second-generation Holocaust survivors, have culled stories from before, during, and after the Holocaust that demonstrate the full strength and power of From the authors of the bestselling Small Miracles series comes this inspirational collection of over 50 stories - each with the upbeat twist ending that has become the trademark of this remarkable series. So if you're looking for inspiration, a break from the madness of the day, a heartwarming story, this book has this and more for you. In this book, in many stories, you read about people who were saved by others who did not share their beliefs or agree with them on every day issues.
Some survivors just had wanted to put the past behind them. Yes, there are times when reading this book that your heart will break. Summary: Awe-inspiring, true stories from the worst of times The Holocaust—perhaps the darkest period in human history—conjures up horrific images: death camps, torture, starvation, genocide on a grand scale. There is a story in this book about a particular Rabbi who always greeted Jews and non-jews alike including a Polish peasant who was a known rabid anti-semite. Most books written about the Holocaust are an emotionally difficult read.
I recently read a book in simpler Hebrew easier for me to read, written by Dr. Bar-el's grandfather had gone to Palestine in the summer of 1939 to check it out before bringing his family after the death of his son, and the rest of his family got caught in Poland. Many of them are quite interesting and moving. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. I just felt that some of the stories which were people talking about other people's experiences, to be a bit fanciful or of dubious accuracy. Book appears unread, meager imperfections.
You don't really have to fluff up Holocaust stories to make them incredible, but some of these stories were clearly written by someone other than the person it happened to, and it was like they tried too hard to make it mean something. They literally move forward with no sense of self in a catastrophe. It's one of my favorite things in life to witness the miracles that come out of tragedy. Human beings do not give up. Yet there were some rays of light during this nightmarish time: inexplicable events in which human lives were spared, families were brought back together, and the human spirit and faith somehow endured—due to a chance occurrence at just the right moment. It's one of my favorite things in life to witness the miracles that come out of tragedy. I get it for example, that over 100 thousand people lost their lives in a Taiwanese Tsunami in 2004.
Human beings do not give up. Hence, the book is very aptly named : I read this book because someone lent it to me. I couldn't decide between 3 and 4 stars. The thought of rebuilding life was daunting. No names or writings, no jacket creases or tears. This is a collection of short stories of survival of real people who lived in the most difficult of times called the Holocaust. It's hard to describe but I'll try.
Stories reaffirming that nothing truly happens by accident… Even during the worst of times small miracles did happen - and the legacies of those individuals live on. The humane acts of kindness by some people which resulted in the victorious escapes of a few are written as if they were small miracles. I was totally absorbed with all the true to life miracle stories. So I thought I would use this book to find some light in such a horrible time. These brief, amazing accounts are easy to relate to. The binding may be slightly damaged but integrity is still intact. We also have all the check, in case everything tend to be true, we'll submit on our site.
Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. For those who are educators who want to educate students about the Holocaust, this book is the best book to begin with. If you believe in miracles, don't miss this book or any other by Yitta Halberstam and Judith Leventhal! These Righteous Gentiles literally risked their lives by hiding them in their homes, sheds, in haylofts, etc. This time period always makes me so depressed. At least most of us have our family, a roof over our head, no one attacking us physically, etc.