Miriam Brysk and Margaret Lincoln at USHMM

Sunday July 20th and July 21st, 2014, Dr. Miriam Brysk and Dr. Margaret G. Lincoln were present at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. for a book signing and meet the author event. The two books they had available were Amidst the Shadows of Trees by Miriam Brysk and The Stones Weep by both Miriam Brysk and Margaret G. Lincoln. They expressed how pleased they were by all the visitors and discussions they had with people from all walks of life. Amidst the Shadows of Trees is the gripping memoir of Dr. Brysk’s experiences during the Holocaust … Continue reading

Tragedy

I mourn the loss Naftali Frankel, Gilad Shaer and Eyal Yifrah and share my thoughts and prayer with their families and all people of good will everywhere. Steve Feuer Publisher GIHON RIVER PRESS … Continue reading

A Moral Outrage:

A response to the Metropolitan Opera’s planned staging of  The Death of Klinghoffer Rabbi Mark S. Golub President, Shalom TV It is both surprising and troubling that there should be any question of the gross inappropriateness of staging any performance of The Death of Klinghoffer, an opera that suggests Palestinians had reason to murder an innocent man aboard the hijacked cruise ship, the Achille Lauro in October 1985. The Metropolitan Opera is planning to mount a production of John Adams’ 1991 opera, with a libretto written by Alice Goodman (a Jew who became an Anglican priest) this coming November. The … Continue reading

Holocaust Remembrance Day – Resisters

Speech Given By Stephen Feuer Publisher & Owner Gihon River Press, Inc. in Honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day 2014 When we think of resistance, we think of men. Jewish men were known to be involved in resistance, such as the Bielski brothers and Abba Kovner. But what about Jewish women resisters? Before WWII, Jewish women in Europe were mostly homemakers and mothers. They relied on the men to provide for the family and to protect them. They knew very little about self-defense and fighting. Because of their very conventional roles they were, for all practical purposes, invisible and not considered … Continue reading

When Great Trees Fall…Goodbye Nelson Mandela

By Janis F. Kearney When giants die their deaths impact the world; touches the largest and smallest of us; challenges us to never forget their amazing lives, or the important lessons they left behind. Nelson “Madiba” Mandela was such a giant who, in spite of his role – from his years as a young anti-apartheid activist, to his ascension to the presidency of South Africa – counted himself a servant of the people. I join the Universe in grieving this great man’s passing as I remember the moment I stared greatness in the face. It was another amazing leader, America’s … Continue reading

Middle Smithfield man devotes retirement to ensuring Holocaust histories are read, remembered

Click here for November 4, 2013 reprint of article By Debbie Kulick October 25, 2013 Article Originally Published by Pocono Record October 25th Middle Smithfield resident Steve Feuer (pronounced Foyer) has dedicated his work as a publisher in tribute to the lives of millions lost in the Holocaust. Feuer was born and raised in New York City where he spent most of his life. During the mid-1960s and 1970s he spent 14 years in the Navy Reserve as part of a Naval Air Squadron. He retired in 2009 after spending 30 years selling printing for a variety of book publishers. … Continue reading

Another Award for The Tattered Prayer Book

The 2013 Moonbeam Awards were just recently announced and we are pleased to inform you The Tattered Prayer Book has done it again by receiving a silver award for category 15 – Pre-Teen Fiction (Mature Issues). The awards are intended to bring increased recognition to exemplary children’s books and their creators, and to celebrate children’s books and life-long reading. Each year’s entries are judged by expert panels of youth educators, librarians, booksellers, and book reviewers of all ages. … Continue reading