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Gihon River Press publishes books about the Holocaust. To teach about the past helps shape the future. World War II and The Holocaust have been over for more than sixty years. An entire generation must learn about the horror and destruction the Nazis rained down over an entire world. Survivors are becoming fewer with each passing day.  I believe there are many stories of bravery and heroism among Holocaust survivors that still need to be told. It is my intention to publish memoirs and biographies by and about Holocaust survivors, specifically stories of people who saved or were saved by others, both Jews and non-Jews alike.

FEATURED TITLES

SW-AwardThe Stones Weep
By Miriam M. Brysk &
Margaret G. Lincoln

An uniquely engaging and effective Holocaust Education book that combines multiple aspects of a survivor’s art—emotional, impressionistic digital creations—with teacher-created and tested lesson plans that meet State and National Core Curriculum Standards, including an ….Read More

Price $27.95

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AST3AwardAmidst the Shadows of Trees

By Miriam M. Brysk

I was brave, but without Mama I would die alone. She in turn was afraid that I would die of cold and hunger. Her thoughts were of me. “Mirele, are you all right?” she asked. “Let me rub your feet a little.” I remember one specific night, lying with several people in a pit under the branches of a large spruce tree….Read More

Price $18.95


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TPBMom2AM1The Tattered Prayer Book

By Ellen Bari

“…Ruthie, I have tried to forget the past and this book for many years.” “Please remember for me Daddy,” I begged…
…The next day I saw our synagogue in ruins and I cried.  Burned prayer books were everywhere.  When no one was looking, I hid this one in my coat.  I wanted a reminder… Read More

Price $18.95

Bitter Freedom

By Jafa Wallach

Narrowly escaping the Nazi sweep in Southern Poland, Jafa and her husband, Natan, a physician, were able to send their four-year-old daughter, Rena, to safety (they hoped) while they themselves—along with two of Jafa’s brothers—managed to dig a shallow hole in the ground…Read More

Price $18.95

Ursula’s Prism

By Anna Block

Ursula’s Prism is based on the true story of Ursula Swartz and five other children who escaped from Bergen-Belsen and crossed war-torn Germany on foot to freedom. Ursula shares the secrets of the prism with the other children and the power of their imagination gives them the….Read More

Price: $17.95

Silence Not A Love StorySilence Not, A Love Story

By Cynthia L. Cooper

During an economic crisis in Germany in the 1920s and 1930s, an idealistic young Jewish woman involved in the labor movement in Hamburg joins with a rebellious artisan to resist the rise of Nazism, at the same time deepening their love for humanity and each other…..Read More

Price: $17.95