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The Sunflower by Simon Wiesenthal

While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Simon Wiesenthal was taken one day from his work detail to the bedside of a dying member of the S.S. Haunted by the crimes in which he had participated, the soldier wanted to confess to and obtain absolution from - a Jew.
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The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The incredible story of the Auschwitz-Birkenau tattooist and the woman he loved. Lale Sokolov is well-dressed, a charmer, a ladies' man. He is also a Jew. On the first transport from Slovakia to Auschwitz in 1942, Lale immediately stands out to his fellow prisoners.
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Stars by Antony Lishak

Warsaw, September 1939. For twelve-year-old best friends, Stefan and Marcus, the zoo is their playground. Stefan lives with his family at the zoo and has grown up with the animals and their keepers. But Marcus is Jewish, and when Nazi troops invade Warsaw their world is torn apart. Against all odds and at enormous risk, their fathers devise a wild scheme to protect Stefan’s family and other Jews. But boys will be boys, and a rebellious act of revenge threatens everyone.
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East West Street
by Philippe Sands

A profound and profoundly important book. A moving personal detective story, an uncovering of secret pasts, and a book that explores the creation and development of world-changing legal concepts that came about as a result of the unprecedented atrocities of Hitler’s Third Reich.
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Business Breakfast 8 November 2017

Our guest speaker for the event was Sir Eric Pickles, the British Government’s Special Envoy for Post-Holocaust Issues.  Sir Eric has been at the forefront of British politics for a remarkable four decades.
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The Yellow Star by S B Unsdorfer

In this now classic Holocaust memoir, Simcha Bunem Unsdorfer recounts his survival of the Nazi camps. Clinging fiercely to his faith in God, the nineteen year old Unsdorfer faced the unspeakable horrors of Auschwitz and Buchenwald with courage and moral defiance, a testament to the abiding strength of the Jewish spirit.
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Reunion by Fred Ulhman

On a grey afternoon in 1932, a Stuttgart classroom is stirred by the arrival of a newcomer. Middle-class Hans is intrigued by the aristocratic new boy, Konradin, and before long they become best friends. It’s a friendship of the greatest kind, of shared interests and long conversations, of hikes in the German hills and growing up together.
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Gala Dinner 2 February 2017

Mona Golabek, the Los Angeles-based pianist, told her mother’s story through music at a fundraising dinner organised by Yad Vashem UK Foundation. She had been taught the piano by her Austrian mother, Lisa Jura,
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Rena’s Promise by Heather Dune Macadam

Sent to Auschwitz on the first Jewish transport, Rena Kornreich survived the Nazi death camps for over three years. While there she was reunited with her sister Danka. Each day became a struggle to fulfil the promise Rena made to her mother when the family was forced to split apart--a promise to take care of her sister
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