At great risk : memoirs of rescue during the Holocaust
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At great risk : memoirs of rescue during the Holocaust

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At great risk : memoirs of rescue during the Holocaust
Call No: EDUC AZR Ser. 13 LAN

Call NumberEDUC AZR Ser. 13 LAN
Sub-CollectionEducation Materials
Dates[2021]; ©2021
Statement of ResponsibilityEva Lang, David Korn, Fishel Goldig.
Creators & ContributorsLang, Eva (author)
Korn, David (author)
Goldig, Fishel (author)
Rittner, Carol (contributor)
Johnson, Mary (Historian) (contributor)
Azrieli Foundation (contributor)
Lang, Eva (subject)
Korn, David (subject)
Goldig, Fishel (subject)
Summary"In France, underground networks find refuge for eleven-year-old Eva Lang and her younger sisters, protecting them from internment camps. In an orphanage in Slovakia, a pastor shelters young David Korn and his older brother, saving them from deportation. In a village in Poland, a farmer hides nine-year-old Fishel Philip Goldig and his parents after they escape from a ghetto and certain death. When so many people stood by during the anti-Jewish atrocities of the Holocaust, others risked their lives to save their Jewish friends and neighbours, and often even strangers. The three feature memoirs in At Great Risk are accompanied by excerpted stories of rescue by thirteen previously published Azrieli Foundation authors, highlighting the diverse experiences of rescue during the Holocaust. Together, these stories emphasize not only the courage and moral strength of the rescuers but also the survivors’ remembrances of and gratitude to their rescuers after the war." —Publisher
  • Series Preface
  • Editorial Note
  • Introduction / by Carol Rittner and Mary Johnson 
Eva Lang 
Three Stars in the Sky 
  • Map 
  • The Strength of a Family 
  • Fleeing from Home
  • An Unbearable Life
  • Our First Refuge
  • Le Couret 
  • Château des Basses-Fontaines 
  • Château du Coudray-Montpensier 
  • Back to Les Basses 
  • Reunion at Sèvres 
  • Epilogue 
  • Photographs  
David Korn
Saved by Luck and Devotion 
  • Map 
  • No Peace for Our Time 
  • Deportations Begin  
  • On the Move
  • A Fortunate Decision 
  • The Tide of War 
  • The Fate of My Family 
  • A New Life 
  • The Rocky Path to My Career 
  • Reconnecting to My Past 
  • Epilogue 
  • Photographs 
Fishel Philip Goldig
The Survival Story of a Six-Year-Old Boy 
  • Map 
  • Preface 
  • Early Life 
  • The Survival Story 
  • The Cave 
  • Liberation 
  • Displaced
  • A New Beginning 
  • Circles of Life 
  • Our Ukrainian Families 
  • Epilogue 
  • Photographs
  • More Stories of Rescue 
  • Glossary 
  • Index
Physical Description xxxii, 375 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Eva Lang's memoir was translated from the French by Phyllis Aronoff.
Publisher[Toronto] : The Azrieli Foundation
EditionFirst Edition
  • "Eva Lang's memoir was translated from French by Phyllis Aronoff (2017) with editorial assistance of Elizabeth Lasserre." —Title page verso
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Age 14 and up
RecognitionGifted in 2022 by The Azrieli Foundation