Bending Toward the Sun A Mother and Daughter Memoir by Leslie Gilbert-Lurie & Rita Lurie – of how the mother’s holocaust experience affected later generations
This book is short, but thought provoking. The question of “why the Jews?” has been asked for centuries without a good answer other than racism, probably because there isn’t one. As is tradition in the Jewish religion the book asks a lot of poignant, hard hitting questions but gives very few answers
The Tower of Fools by Andrzej Sapkowski (translated by David French) is a historical fantasy story taking place in the early 1500s, Poland. This novel is the first one in the Hussite Trilogy #1
The book is well researched, it presents events with historical accuracy without spending time on nuances which will bog down the story. I enjoyed that the author tried to make the story flow presenting relevant facts intertwining with the narrative.
S.Y. Agnon – ש”י עגנון (17 July, 1888 – 17 February, 1970) was an Israeli author, a Noble Prize winner, and one of the central figures in modern Israeli literature.
Ms. Jankowicz is attempting to be as bipartisan as possible. She writes about many entities on the political spectrum embraced Russian disinformation tactics
Gerhart Hauptmann (15 November, 1862 – 6 June 1946) was a German novelist and Nobel Prize laureate.
Sholem Asch was a Polish novelist who wrote in Yiddish, including God of Vengeance taking place in a Jewish brothel with Jewish prostitutes, lesbians, and more
D-Day Girls The Spies Who Armed the Resistance Sabotaged the Nazis and Helped Win World War II -historical accounts of women spies, tied into a single narrative
A Jewish cobbler named Pincus Potasznick leaves his kids and pregnant wife to try and make it in America. The year is 1910 antisemitism is prominent in Europe