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Dangerous measures

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Dangerous measures
Call No: EDUC AZR Ser. 10 SCH

Call NumberEDUC AZR Ser. 10 SCH
Sub-CollectionEducation Materials
Dates[2018]; ©2018
Statement of ResponsibilityJoseph Schwarzberg.
Creators & ContributorsSchwarzberg, Joseph (author)
Poznanski, Renée (contributor)
Schwarz, Eve (contributor)
Azrieli Foundation (contributor)
Schwarzberg, Joseph (subject)
Summary"Joseph Schwarzberg is sixteen years old and living a dangerous double life—as a German Jew carrying false identity papers in France, he must constantly lie, constantly evade capture. Under threat since fleeing with his mother and sister from Germany after the violent attacks during Kristallnacht in 1938, Joseph and his family resolve to get as far from the Nazis as possible. After years in hiding and on the run, Joseph assumes the non-Jewish identity of nineteen-year-old Joseph-Jean Sarlat and bravely joins the underground resistance in France, fighting the Germans and sabotaging their war effort. Narrowly avoiding roundups of Jews and escaping from arrests and interrogations, Joseph lives with the daily dread of being discovered." —Publisher
ContentsSeries Preface
About the Glossary
Introduction / Renée Poznanski

Part I
  • A Time of Hope and Fear
  • Growing Up Fast
  • Escape to Brussels
  • The Earth Trembled
  • A Community in Peril
  • The Art of Deception
  • Respite in the South
  • Going Underground
  • Resistance
  • Reunion and Renewal
Part II
  • Am Yisrael Chai
  • Kibbutz Life
  • The Negev
  • Final Battles
  • Gains and Losses
  • Epilogue / Eve Schwarz
Physical Description xlii, 201 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
Publisher[Toronto] : The Azrieli Foundation
EditionFirst Edition
NotesIncludes index
AudiencePublisher recommendation: Age 14 and up
RecognitionGifted in 2019 by Kit Krieger in memory of Else Dunner (z'l)