Before all memory is lost : women's voices from the Holocaust
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Before all memory is lost : women's voices from the Holocaust

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Before all memory is lost : women's voices from the Holocaust
Call No: EDUC AZR Ser. 8 BEF

Call NumberEDUC AZR Ser. 8 BEF
Sub-CollectionEducation Materials
Dates[2017]; ©2017
Statement of Responsibilityedited by Myrna Goldenberg.
Creators & ContributorsPopovsky, Gitlia (contributor)
Rogel, Koine Schachter (contributor)
Goldenberg, Myrna (editor)
Demon, Ifa (contributor)
Peritz, Irena (contributor)
Kuper, Eva (contributor)
Sebestian, Magda (contributor)
Kraszewski, Bianka (contributor)
Mahut, Helen (contributor)
Perelmuter, Dyna (contributor)
Kuper, Barbara (contributor)
Zoberman, Irene (contributor)
Yoskovitz-Ross, Fela (contributor)
Matyas, Catherine (contributor)
Reich, Suzanne (contributor)
Schmerler-Katz, Rebekah (contributor)
Grachnik, Fela Zylberstajn (contributor)
Trepman, Babey Widutschinsky (contributor)
Dimant, Ida (contributor)
Wolkowicz, Chana-Mindla (contributor)
Kogan-Rabinovich, Svetlana (contributor)
Azrieli Foundation (contributor)
Summary"This anthology contains separate memoirs—poems, literary pieces, diaries—by twenty different Jewish women that describe their persecution under the Nazi regime during World War II. Separated into four sections—women who survived in hiding, by passing, in the camps and in the Soviet Union—this powerful anthology is united by the common themes of resistance and resilience. Each section is preceded by a foreword by editor Myrna Goldenberg. The women are from various cities, towns and villages in Poland, Hungary, Lithuania, and the Soviet Union, and all immigrated to Canada after the war." —Publisher
ContentsSeries Preface
About the Footnotes and Glossary
Introduction / Myrna Goldenberg
"Let Their Memory Live Forever" / Ifa Demon

  • Foreword / Myrna Goldenberg
  • Each Day Could Be Our Last: Irena's Wartime Diary / Irena Peritz
  • A Beacon of Light / Eva Kuper
  • Hidden by Hope / Magda Sebestian
  • In Memoriam / Bianka Kraszewski
  • Foreword / Myrna Goldenberg
  • The Depth of Decency / Helen Mahut
  • Mewa (Seagull) / Dyna Perelmuter
  • Life Lines / Barbara Kuper
  • The Forces of Endurance / Irene Zoberman
  • Foreword / Myrna Goldenberg
  • "Auschwitz" / Fela Yoskovitz-Ross
  • To Live in Freedom: Excerpts from Catherine Matyas's Diary / Catherine Matyas
  • Sometimes I Can Dream Again / Suzanne (Katz) Reich
  • If the World Had Only Acted Sooner / Rebekah (Relli) Schmerler-Katz
  • With Great Pride / Fela Zylberstajn Grachnik
  • Living Every Minute / Babey Widutschinsky Trepman
  • To My Daughters / Ida Dimant
Soviet Union
  • Foreword / Myrna Goldenberg
  • My Life in the Gulag / Mina Wolkowicz
  • In the Inferno: the Dead Loop Concentration Camp / Svetlana Kogan-Rabinovich
  • I Have Survived It All / Gitlia Popovsky
  • A Letter from the Ukraine / Koine Schachter Rogel
Author Biographies
Physical Description xxiv, 589 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
Publisher[Toronto] : The Azrieli Foundation
EditionFirst Edition
NotesIncludes bibliographical references and index
Audience"While many of the Azrieli memoirs are suitable for readers age 14+, the series as a whole is intended for senior high school and adult readers." —The Azrieli Foundation
RecognitionGifted in 2017 by The Azrieli Foundation
Location in CollectionEducational Materials