Small Miracles of the Holocaust: Extraordinary Coincidences of Faith, Hope, and Survival

Small Miracles of the Holocaust: Extraordinary Coincidences of Faith, Hope, and Survival


By (author) Yitta Halberstam, By (author) Judith Leventhal

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  • Publisher: The Lyons Press
  • Format: Paperback | 288 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 178mm x 20mm | 227g
  • Publication date: 3 August 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Guilford
  • ISBN 10: 1599219735
  • ISBN 13: 9781599219738
  • Sales rank: 115,612

Product description

The authors, both second-generation Holocaust survivors, have culled stories from before, during, and after the Holocaust that demonstrate the full strength and power of the human spirit.

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Yitta Halberstam and Judith Leventhal, second-generation Holocaust survivors, are the authors of six titles in the best-selling Small Miracles series, including Small Miracles for the Jewish Heart.

Review quote

"A special little book, an antidote to the stress, fury, and unfeelingness of many people's hurried, everyday lives."-Newsday "Judith Leventhal and Yitta Halberstam amaze and inspire with their incredible-but-true story collections ... of wondrous true coincidences."-People "Inspiring proof that small books, too, can make it big, SMALL MIRACLES is most assuredly living up to its title." - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Small Miracles

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AWE-INSPIRING, TRUE STORIES FROM THE WORST OF TIMES "Out of the darkest period of Jewish history comes an uplifting and inspiring book that shows that hope is always warranted." Jewish Women Magazine From the authors of the best-selling Small Miracles series comes this collection of more than fifty true, inspirational stories that are unique in the pantheon of Holocaust literature. Heartfelt, touching, and rich with bittersweet irony, Small Miracles of the Holocaust recounts love stories, remarkable reunions, and narrow escapes each ending with the uplifting twist that has become the trademark of this beloved series. "Love Among the Ruins" a love story about a girl who saved a dying man during the Holocaust "The Other Doctor of Auschwitz" the amazing postwar encounter between a Jewish woman and the heroic obstetrician who performed a heartrending deed to save her life "An Oscar for Oskar" the coincidence that brought Oskar Schindler's story to the attention of Thomas Keneally and Steven Spielberg A beautiful tapestry of stories both magical and revelatory, no matter what one's persuasion or beliefs, Small Miracles of the Holocaust opens our eyes to the gifts and blessings that surround us all the time even in the worst of times."