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Courage to Care Vol 1: 28 remarkable stories of rescue during World War II

True testimonies by Australian survivors of the Holocaust, these stories are written in the author’s own words – for an immediacy and poignancy that grips.

Compiling editor: Julie Meadows

Courage to Care Vic & Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation Monash University, 2016

$35 plus postage/handling from Courage to Care

Courage to Care Vol 2: 22 further remarkable stories of rescue during World War II

True testimonies by Australian survivors of the Holocaust, these stories are written in the author’s own words – for an immediacy and poignancy that grips.

Compiling editor: Julie Meadows

Courage to Care Vic & Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation Monash University, 2019

$35 plus postage/handling from Courage to Care

Order volumes 1 and 2 for the discounted price of $60 plus postage/handling

The Man Who Wasn’t There: Searching for Gerhard

Susan was a baby when her father, Gerhard, suddenly abandoned his family, leaving Susan and her mother. Susan longed to know more about her father’s life and family, so began a journey of discovery.

It also tells the story of how Susan’s mother’s family were saved by the Japanese Consul Sugihara.

By Susan Hearst

Makor Publications, 2019

Enquiries: info@ljla.org.au

Life Goes On Regardless

This is the story of one person’s war, and of one person’s teenage years. Sarah Saaroni is just thirteen when the story starts in 1939, and nineteen in 1946, when it finishes.

By Sarah Saaroni

Jewish Holocaust Centre publications, 1989

$24.95 from Jewish Holocaust Centre

Here Today, Where Tomorrow?

This is the story of one family and the Jewish communities in which they lived over a period of 500 years. More than just a family history, it explores the widespread movement of European Jews, their challenges and triumphs, and the broader historical context in which the events of their lives took place.

By Hannah Sweetman

Milestones Books, 2015

$35 from Avenue Books or Milestones Books

The Secret Home

The Secret Home details a true story of the author’s grandfather when he was a boy during the war. Living in a tiny underground room for three years, he and his parents survived with the help of kind and courageous strangers. Young readers will love the beautiful illustrations throughout.

Written and illustrated by Andy Mia Kranz

The Secret Cave publications, 2019

$29.95 plus postage online

The Unsung Family Hero

The remarkable story of how an ordinary, gentle Jewish man – German by birth – reacted to the tyranny of Nazism by joining the Dutch Resistance. After forging identity papers to help potential victims hide and evade capture, he later used false papers and a Gestapo uniform to save many people from death. A tale of true courage and spectacular acts of resistance.

By Paul Gardner

Hybrid Publishers, 2020

$30 for local pickup, $39 (includes postage and packaging), from Paul Gardner on 0412 275 623

It’s up to U

Sometimes things happen online that are difficult for young people to cope with. It’s up to U! encourages young people to be upstanders and make the online experience a positive one for those around them.

By Jeremy Kalbstein

$17 plus postage available online

 

Lucky To Be Here – Of All Other Possibilities

Peter’s rich, warm family memoir was inspired by regret that his parents were not able to pass on their own memories. He hopes this memoir will be built upon, so the history of the family will continue. Written for his children and his grandchildren, these moving chapters cover Peter’s parents, his life in Bratislava from 1937-49, leaving Europe and establishing a fulfilling life in Australia.

By Peter Gaspar

Hybrid Publishers, 2021

$25 plus postage. Available from B’nai B’rith Melbourne Mitzvah Unit, tel 9523 0888

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