Saving Children: Diary of a Buchenwald Survivor and Rescuer

Saving Children: Diary of a Buchenwald Survivor and Rescuer

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ISBN-13: 9781412853798
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
Publication date: 07/30/2014
Pages: 166
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Jack Werber survived the war and became a successful businessman. He died in 2006.

William B. Helmreich is professor of sociology at CUNY Graduate Center and City College of New York and served as director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Queens College. He is author of eleven books, including The World of the Yeshiva: An Intimate Portrait of American Orthodoxy and Against All Odds: Holocaust Survivors and the Successful Lives They Made in America, which won the 1993 National Jewish Book Award.

William B. Helmreich is professor of sociology at CUNY Graduate Center and City College of New York and served as director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Queens College. He is author of eleven books, including The World of the Yeshiva: An Intimate Portrait of American Orthodoxy and Against All Odds: Holocaust Survivors and the Successful Lives They Made in America, which won the 1993 National Jewish Book Award.

Martin Werber, the son of Jack Werber, is president of Werber Management, the real estate business started by his parents. His professional career began at CBS News. He is actively engaged in Jewish educational causes, Jewish continuity, and the Conservative movement of Judaism, propelled by his legacy as a child of Holocaust survivors.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Edition, by William B. Helmreich

Preface, by William B. Helmreich

Introduction

1. Growing Up in Radom
2. The Beginning of the End: Arrest and Deportation
3. Buchenwald: The First Few Months
4. Working and Surviving
5. Daily Life in Buchenwald
6. I Join the Underground
7. Saving the Children
8. Free at Last

Afterword, by Martin Werber

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