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Hidden inheritance : family secrets, memory, and faith

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Hidden inheritance : family secrets, memory, and faith
Call No: 306.8745 N49h

Call Number306.8745 N49h
Dates©2015
Statement of ResponsibilityHeidi B. Neumark.
Creators & ContributorsNeumark, Heidi (author)
Neumark, Heidi (subject)
Summary"Heidi Neumark's life changed when a few computer keystrokes exposed generations of family secrets, raising questions she could not answer: How did she never know of her grandfather's murder? Or that her grandmother was a death-camp survivor? Why had the family history and faith been hidden? What did this mean for her work as a pastor, community organizer, and advocate with marginalized and oppressed communities? Seeking answers to these questions, Heidi traveled across the ocean and into the depths of her soul to encounter a family and spiritual heritage she never knew she had." —Back cover
ContentsPreface: Googling Moses
  1. Crossing Over
    • My German Trousseau
    • A Boy That Wept
  2. Wittmund
    • Edzard's Big Hobby
    • Re-membering
    • A Meeting Place for the Sages
    • Judenfrei
  3. Lübeck
    • The Iron Works
    • The Font and the Pit
    • Knit Together
    • Totentanz
    • The Bells of St. Mary's
  4. New York
  5. Berlin
    • Hitler Youth
    • A Green Shade
    • An Alien in Meshech
    • The Ark
    • Dark Rooms
    • Glory, Laud and Honor
  6. Theresienstadt
    • The Fowler's Snare
    • Moses at the River
  7. Post-War
    • Reconstruction
    • After Years of Forgetting
    • A Good Star
    • Stumbling Stones
Afterword: Passover in the Promised Land
Physical Description xv, 219 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNashville : Abingdon Press
EditionFirst edition
NotesIncludes bibliographical references