Shores of Refuge

a Hundred Years of Jewish Emigration
Product Number: EB00653724
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781936873968
Publisher: Dzanc Books
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Description

"This work is virtually divided into two parts: that dealing with mass emigration, 1881-1923, and that from 1924 to the present. Ironically though, the story ends where it begins, with the plight of Jews in Russia and the Ukraine. The story is primarily of little-known, courageous Jews...the book reminds us of the poverty among Jews in Europe, the barbarities of the pogroms, etc. There is poignancy, humor, and adventure here, but the dominant theme is the Jewish experience of anti-Semitism, efforts to escape from it, and, especially in the case of the Holocaust, appeals to non-Jews for help."-Library Journal

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Author(s): Ronald Sanders
Original Publish Date: Apr 08, 2015

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