Biographies

  • A Hero of Jewish Freedom

    A Hero of Jewish Freedom

    $27.95

    A Modern Joseph's Journey from Hijacker to Rabbi

    Mendelevich, Rabbi

    Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich was born in the small Baltic state of Latvia after the Second World War, which was under Soviet occupation. Yosef received a Soviet education, far removed from his Jewish faith and culture. His father, Moshe, was arrested by the...

  • A Hidden Jewish Child from Belgium

    A Hidden Jewish Child from Belgium

    $26.95

    Survival, Scars and Healing

    Lazarus, Francine

    Francine Lazarus survived WWII in Belgium hidden with strangers, isolated from her family, and moved from place to place. She witnessed murder and was often injured herself. With her father murdered in Auschwitz, her story continues post-war with the young Francine, neglected and abused by her...

  • A Very British Subject

    A Very British Subject

    $27.50

    Litvinoff, Barnett

    Copyright: 1/25/1996

  • Amelie

    Amelie

    $27.95

    The Story of Lady Jakobovits

    Tessler, Gloria

    A child in war-torn Europe, Am?lie Munk fled for her life with her mother, grandmother, and younger siblings on a packed train from Paris bound for the south of France. Eking out a tough daily existence, Am?lie quickly matured into a young woman whose spirited...

  • An Anzac Zionist Hero

    An Anzac Zionist Hero

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    The Life of Lt-Colonel Eliazar Margolin

    Gouttman, Rodney

    An acclaimed figure in Israeli historiography, but little known in Australia, this book asks the question why. Margolin served in two armies in the First World War, the Australian and British, and was buried twice with full military honors, first in Australia, then Israel....

  • Arnold Ziff

    Arnold Ziff

    $35.00

    The Making of a Great Yorkshireman

    Watson, Nigel

    The life of Arnold Ziff is the story of one of Yorkshire's most successful businessmen. He floated his property company at the height of the post-war property boom, making him a fortune. His triumphant takeover of Barratts provided the backbone for one of today's...

  • Chief Rabbi Hertz

    Chief Rabbi Hertz

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    The Wars of the Lord

    Taylor, Derek

    Chief Rabbi Joseph Herman Hertz (1872-1946), perhaps Britain's greatest Chief Rabbi, led his community through two World Wars and was instrumental in the rescue of Jewish refugees from Nazism. He published many books and edited the seminal Hertz Chumash. Rabbi Hertz was a founder of...

  • Confessions of a Serial Biographer

    Confessions of a Serial Biographer

    $29.95

    New and Expanded Edition

    Freedland, Michael

    Confessions of a Serial Biographer is the story (or rather the stories) of Michael Freedland, a man who has mingled with celebrities since he was a teenage junior newspaper reporter. He has been involved with some of the iconic names of Hollywood and showbiz in general...

  • Don Pacifico

    Don Pacifico

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    The Acceptable Face of Gunboat Diplomacy

    Taylor, Derek

    The house of Don Pacifico, president of the Jewish community in Athens, was looted by a mob in April 1847. The riot was government-inspired and the courts were crooked. There was little chance of getting the large compensation Pacifico claimed - until Palmerston, the...

  • Echoes of a Lost Voice

    Echoes of a Lost Voice

    $74.95

    Encounters with Primo Levi

    Calcagno, Giorgio; Poli, Gabriella

    Echoes of a Lost Voice is the fruit of twelve years of close friendship between the journalist Gabriella Poli and Primo Levi. Gabriella composed the book not only from all the interviews and conversations recorded with him throughout his career, which she retrieved even...