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Author Goldstein, Baruch G

Title For Decades I Was Silent : a Holocaust Survivor's Journey Back to Faith
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (209 pages)
Series Judaic Studies Series
Judaic studies series.
Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Extended Family Members Who Perished in the Holocaust, 1939-1945; Introduction; 1. Origins; 2. The Rise of the Nazi Party and the Invasion of Poland; 3. Mlawa under German Occupation; 4. The First Expulsion of Jews from Mlawa and the Creation of a Ghetto; 5. Refugees in Lubartów; 6. On the Way Back Home to Mlawa; 7. A Prisoner in the Labor Camps; 8. Life in the Mlawa Ghetto; 9. Liquidation of the Mlawa Ghetto; 10. To the Auschwitz Concentration Camp; 11. The Long Road to Liberation; 12. From Slavery to Freedom; 13. Decision Making
14. First Passover in America15. Husband, Father, Teacher; 16. I Find My Calling; 17. My Return to Mlawa; 18. To Jerusalem; 19. Faith after the Holocaust; Epilogue: Gratitude and Hope; Notes; Glossary
Summary In 1939, Baruch Goldstein was a religiously observant adolescent resident of the Jewish community in Mlawa, a town that was then in East Prussia. After war broke out, the Jewish community there was relatively sheltered, as that region was incorporated into the German Reich rather than into the General Government (the German run-fragment of pre-war Poland, where conditions were harsh for everyone). However in 1942, Goldstein was sent to Auschwitz, where he stayed two-and-a-half years. His family was scattered all to their deaths, but he survived the war--barely. For Decades I Was Si
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Subject Goldstein, Baruch G., 1923-
Goldstein, Baruch G., 1923-
Holocaust survivors -- United States -- Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Poland -- Mława -- Biography
Jews -- Poland -- Mława -- Biography
HISTORY -- Europe -- Western.
Holocaust survivors.
Mława (Poland) -- Biography
Poland -- Mława.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0817386629