This memoir is not only a story out of the Holocaust... It is, in fact, much more sweeping, taking us from the Polish countryside to postwar Germany and America..., we gain invaluable insight into some of the secrets of modern Jewish suffering and survival. --David Baile, Professor of Jewish History, Univ.of California, Davis, and editor of Cultures of the Jews
A powerful story about a powerful man, Joe Pell, gives new meaning to the word survivor. --DEBORAH E. LIPSTADT, Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies, Emory University; author of History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier
From the Publisher
Copublished with the Western Jewish History Center of the Judah L. Magnes Museum, Taking RIsks, related in a a taut and vivid style, is a story of loss and torment but also daring, ingenuity and uncommon resilience. A remarkable account of the largely unhearalded Partisan Movement that was critical to the Soviet war effort to stop the Nazis, Taking Risks is the fascinating story of a modest man who became a remarkable hero. This book will appeal to students of European History, Judaica and World War II. It is a valuable document that will be welcomed in the classroom, the library and on any history bookshelf.
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