The Rabbi's Books [NOOK Book]

Overview

Rare books in Rabbi Stadt's office reveal Jewish Holocaust truths not taught in schools, and thirty years later she lives to see it happen.

Excerpt:

As I was greatly intrigued by the facts of the Holocaust for so many years, I waited for weeks, hoping for the right opportunity to ask the Rabbi my question, which surely he could satisfy. On this hot summer morning, the bright sun shined through his tall office window as he stood in the warmth of...

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Overview

Rare books in Rabbi Stadt's office reveal Jewish Holocaust truths not taught in schools, and thirty years later she lives to see it happen.

Excerpt:

As I was greatly intrigued by the facts of the Holocaust for so many years, I waited for weeks, hoping for the right opportunity to ask the Rabbi my question, which surely he could satisfy. On this hot summer morning, the bright sun shined through his tall office window as he stood in the warmth of the sun rays. With hands behind his back, he stared out at the meticulously maintained lawn.

"Rabbi Stadt, I have a question for you."

He turned to look at me, "What is it?"

"Why did the Holocaust happen?"

The Rabbi's demeanor changed, folding his arms at his chest and lifting his glasses to rub his nose where they had rested. Moments were passing like minutes as I patiently sat at my desk, waiting. . . .

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940032868385
  • Publisher: Nancy Reil Riojas
  • Publication date: 5/7/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 193,904
  • File size: 524 KB

Meet the Author

Throughout each of our lives, stories continuously happen around us. Expressing them on paper thrills me, but presenting the book to you with grace and clarity is in itself another story. Authors share a great challenge of maintaining your attention, never an easy task, hence, my goal is to move your heart. Please take a minute to let us know your impression. Thank you so much.From San Antonio, Texas and after decades of a successful career in real estate, I embarked on a new career, writing, which simmered for forty years until life's duties came to a halt. Most of the short novels, novellas, and short stories are inspired by true events and take place in Texas settings. I attempt to keep my writing style clear and direct, which can be enjoyed from the young to the old. In several books, I provide Texas facts with violent self defense battles and natural disasters as well as moving, emotional struggles then combine them with moral fortitude.By curbing the reading time of the books to no longer than the length of a long movie, the intent is to spark interest in individuals who dislike reading. "Writing opens the window to our souls, yet reading opens the door. If I can inspire anyone to read, then I feel successful in my endeavor."My books:"Monster At My Window" (Novella)"Night Invaders" sequel to Monster at My Window - release - 2014"Moonshiner The Wolf" (Short Novel)"Hannibal" (Novelette)"The Rabbi's Books" (Novelette)"Visiting Mary" (Short Story)"Flood of 1965" (Novelette)"Steven" (Short Story)"Lucky" (Children's Short Story)"La Visita A Maria" (Short story written in Spanish - releases February 2014)~~~~ REVIEWS ~~~~"Moonshiner The Wolf" (24 REVIEWS AVERAGE FOUR STARS; 14 ARE FIVE STARS and is featured in several countries)1. "Very good story. Great main character, and others too. Well written, captivating, and exciting. Harsh reality mixed with ghostly spirits and unconditional, eternal love." B&N Anonymous, March 24, 20132. This book helps us to understand two things: One, life is about the realization that if you know something has to be done, be self-reliant and do it, which in turn creates a strong sense of worth. And two, for some of us it can be difficult to know others as deeply as we might like to, especially those we love the most. Be good to those you love so you can live with them after this life, forever and ever." Andrew Campbell3. "OMG! I feel like I'm gonna cry! That was so sad!" Anonymous, Barnes and Noble, Feb. 15, 20144. "Kudos! A heart-wrenching story that entices you to keep reading. It's well written and certainly appropriate for all ages. Loved reading it." Thomas Holden5. "A moving story from beginning to end; one scene is a real tear-jerker." - Alpine Avalance, Alpine, Tx. Valerie P.6. " 'Moonshiner The Wolf' tells the tale of a courageous West Texas ranch woman. She befriends a wolf that becomes her lifetime guardian. Don't miss out, read it!"-- Bandera County Courier Editor, Bandera, Tx. Carolyn Edwards."Monster at My Window" (RANKED 7 TIMES IN ITUNES USA and featured in eleven countries)1. "A highly recommended thriller! Good battle scenes and good plot will hold your interest all the way through. Not one unneccesary or boring word the author does not force elements that disrupt the flow. The characters come to life and the setting fits like a glove. It begins with an up close casting of a young daughter who tells the truth and from there it unfolds into a unique storyline when friends face up to creatures that infiltrate a south Texas town. The end will leave you wanting more thrills, I guarantee it." David Martinelli2. "Great Read! I thought this book would be all about monsters, but I got more out of it than just a monster story. This book reminds people that no matter how a child describes something, you should always listen and hear them! The way a child views something is not always the way we adults view them. Great book! To me, much more than a monster story." Wanda S.3. "Different, but interesting." R.em"Hannibal" (RANKED 1,156+ TIMES IN ITUNES U.K., CANADA, U.S.A., and AUSTRALIA and is featured in twenty-four countries)1. The storyline in this short story produces no punches as the author describes her survival against an animal that was never taught love." Kristina Howells, France author"Visiting Mary" (CHOSEN BY FOUR EDITORS IN TEXAS and has reached highest rankings in seven countries)1. "This short story is charged with emotion and the imagery is fantastic as well --- keep writing." Heather Kitt"The Rabbi's Books" (REACHED NUMBER 1 POSITION IN HUNGARY this year and is featured in eight countries)1. "Excellent point of view. From the atrocities depicted in Elie Wiesel's "Night" to the haunting scene of Schindler's List, these events truly are worth teaching. To think that certain schools would have the nerve to excuse the matter is absolutely disappointing. Bravo to you, Nancy, for portraying that point of view and doing it so well!" Shane Ryan, writer2. "Absolutely Outstanding!" Master Exec, ITunes, 2012"Flood of 1965" (REACHED HIGHEST RANKS IN ELEVEN COUNTRIES and featured in seven countries)1. "I felt like I was a part of the story, good description." Laura Everly, Smashwords2. "Loved this. It was short but perfect. The author puts you with her family so well you feel a part of their story." Anonymous, April 10, 2014, Barnes and NobleNote from author: In December the Christmas short story "Visiting Mary" was chosen for publication by editors of four newspapers throughout Texas, "The Bandera County Courier" in Bandera County, "The Leader" in Dallas, Texas," La Prensa San Antonio", and "El Hispano News," Dallas, Texas.I am sole owner of these published stories and they are copyrighted at the U. S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C. It is illegal for anyone to violate rights provided by the copyright law to the owner of copyright. Thank you.
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  • Posted November 28, 2012

    So, true, so true. This was a situation that not many of us rea

    So, true, so true. This was a situation that not many of us realized at the time or ever. Masterfully written - great short.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2012

    When we remain objective while reading shorts such as this one,

    When we remain objective while reading shorts such as this one, we can see the intended point of view. These were thoughts that passed through people's minds during that era but because time has a way of healing, maybe not so much any more.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2013

    Why did this happen? Why were all Jewish Holocaust facts held b

    Why did this happen? Why were all Jewish Holocaust facts held back from our history textbooks for so many decades after the war? Who was responsible? Later in life, those students were gradually educated about the subject through TV programs and movies. And I too am one.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2013

    All I can say is Wow! A must read.

    All I can say is Wow! A must read.

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