Conscience And Courage: Rescuers Of Jews During The Holocaust by Eva FogelmanConscience And Courage: Rescuers Of Jews During The Holocaust by Eva Fogelman

Conscience And Courage: Rescuers Of Jews During The Holocaust

byEva Fogelman

Paperback | January 18, 1995

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In this brilliantly researched and insightful  book, psychologist Eva Fogelman presents compelling  stories of rescuers of Jews during the  Holocaust--and offers a revealing analysis of their  motivations. Based on her extensive experience as a  therapist treating Jewish survivors of the Holocaust and  those who helped them, Fogelman delves into the  psychology of altruism, illuminating why these  rescuers chose to act while others simply stood by.  While analyzing motivations, Conscience And  Courage tells the stories of such  little-known individuals as Stefnaia Podgorska  Burzminska, a Polish teenager who hid thirteen Jews in her  home; Alexander Roslan, a dealer in the black  market who kept uprooting his family to shelter three  Jewish children in his care, as well as more  heralded individuals such as Oskar Schindler, Raoul  Wallenberg, and Miep Gies. Speaking to the same  audience that flocked to Steven Spielberg's Academy  Award-winning movie, Schindler's  List, Conscience And Courage is the  first book to go beyond the stories to answer the  question: Why did they  help?
Eva Fogelman is a psychotherapist, social psychologist, and filmmaker. She ise a founding director of the Jewish Foundation for Christian Rescuers (a project of the Anti-Defamation League), and is the codirector of psychotherapy with generations of the Holocaust and related traumas at the Training Institute for Mental Health. She is al...
Title:Conscience And Courage: Rescuers Of Jews During The HolocaustFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 8 × 5.2 × 0.9 inPublished:January 18, 1995Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0385420285

ISBN - 13:9780385420280

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In this brilliantly researched and insightful book, psychologist Eva Fogelman presents compelling stories of rescuers of Jews during the Holocaust--and offers a revealing analysis of their motivations. "Fogelman has made a major contribution to Holocaust studies . . ".--The Washington Post Book World. Targeted mailings

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"Fogelman has made a monor contribution to  Holocaust studies in collcting these accounts of  conscience and courage." --The Washington  Post Book World.

"By  evoking the noble along with the horrible, Ms.  Fogelman helps to add a dimension to our  understanding of the Holocaust. And, more than that, hers is  a work of remembrance." --The New  York Times Book Review