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Gutta: Memories of a Vanished World

A Bais Yaakov Teacher's Poignant Account of the War Years, with an Historical Overview.

by Gutta Sternbuch , David Kranzler

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Although much has been written about the war years, Gutta Sternuch's exceptional account stands out in its vibrancy and honesty. Through her memoir we learn about Chasidic life in pre-war Poland; the poverty and fear together with the spiritual heroism in the Warsaw ghetto; the ray of light that was the Bais Yaakov movement; the successful rescue of Warsaw Jews by Jews in Switzerland; the internment camp in Vittel; and the rebuilding of lives after the war.

Includes two scholarly essays by Dr. David Kranzler: A Historical Overview of Poland Between the Wars, and Secular Jewish Ideologies.


  • ITEM #: 4077
  • Dimensions: 6 1/4" x 9 1/4"
  • ISBN: 1-58330-779-6
  • Weight: 1.5000 lbs
  • Binding: Hard Cover / 262 pages

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