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The Courage to Care : Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust

By: Rittner, Carol.
Contributor(s): Myers, Sondra.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : NYU Press, 1986Description: 1 online resource (182 p.).ISBN: 9780814769454.Subject(s): Le Chambon-sur-Lignon (France) -- Ethnic relations | Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- France -- Le Chambon-sur-Lignon | World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- RescueGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Courage to Care : Rescuers of Jews During the HolocaustDDC classification: 940.53/15/03924 | 940.531503924 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; ELIE WIESEL; PREFACE; CAROL RITTNER, R.S.M.; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; IRVING GREENBERG; STORIES OF RESCUE; ODETTE MEYERS; JOHTJE VOS; MARION PRITCHARD; MAX ROTHSCHILD; HERMANN GRAEBE MARIA BOBROW; IRENE OPDYKE; EMANUEL TANAY; JOHN WEIDNER; GABY COHEN; IVO HERZER; CHAIM ASA; LEO EITINGER; JØRGEN KIELER; LEO GOLDBERGER; LE CHAMBON; INTRODUCTION; MAGDA TROCMÉ; PHILIP HALLIE; THREE SURVIVORS; REFLECTIONS; ELIE WIESEL; MOSHE BEJSKI; PIERRE SAUVAGE; ROBERT McAFEE BROWN; SHLOMO BREZNITZ; INDEX
Summary: The extraordinary story of a few non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue and protect Jews from Nazi persecution in Europe during World War II is told in The Courage to Care . It features the first person accounts of rescuers and of survivors whose stories address the basic issue of individual responsibility: the notion that one person can act-and that those actions can make a difference. These rescuers are true heroes, but modest ones. They did a thousand ordinary things-opening doors, hiding and feeding strangers, keeping secrets-in an extraordinary time. For this, they are known as ""Right
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; ELIE WIESEL; PREFACE; CAROL RITTNER, R.S.M.; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; IRVING GREENBERG; STORIES OF RESCUE; ODETTE MEYERS; JOHTJE VOS; MARION PRITCHARD; MAX ROTHSCHILD; HERMANN GRAEBE MARIA BOBROW; IRENE OPDYKE; EMANUEL TANAY; JOHN WEIDNER; GABY COHEN; IVO HERZER; CHAIM ASA; LEO EITINGER; JØRGEN KIELER; LEO GOLDBERGER; LE CHAMBON; INTRODUCTION; MAGDA TROCMÉ; PHILIP HALLIE; THREE SURVIVORS; REFLECTIONS; ELIE WIESEL; MOSHE BEJSKI; PIERRE SAUVAGE; ROBERT McAFEE BROWN; SHLOMO BREZNITZ; INDEX

The extraordinary story of a few non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue and protect Jews from Nazi persecution in Europe during World War II is told in The Courage to Care . It features the first person accounts of rescuers and of survivors whose stories address the basic issue of individual responsibility: the notion that one person can act-and that those actions can make a difference. These rescuers are true heroes, but modest ones. They did a thousand ordinary things-opening doors, hiding and feeding strangers, keeping secrets-in an extraordinary time. For this, they are known as ""Right

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Carol Rittner, R.S.M. is distinguished professor of Holocaust Studies at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. She is the editor or coeditor of a number of books, including "The Holocaust & the Christian World". She is the executive producer of two films, one of which, "The Courage to Care", was nominated for a 1986 Academy Award in the Short Documentary category. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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