All posts tagged book

Dreaming of a better life through education

After writing two Holocaust-themed novels, author Suzy Zail turned her attention to the plight of African girls fighting for the right to an education in her latest novel.

Launching Serge Liberman’s finest

The posthumous launch of award-winning author Serge Liberman’s The Storyteller - a compilation of his best short stories was a heartfelt affair held in Melbourne.

Falling in love in Auschwitz

The hell-hole of Auschwitz was hardly the place you would expect to meet and fall in love, but that's what happened to Lale Sokolov in a story that could easily have been created in Hollywood.

St Kilda’s street of dreams

For more than 150 years, Jews have been part of Acland Street’s colourful history, which are featured in a new book on the St Kilda street by historian Judith Buckrich

Tackling Holocaust whitewash

Grant Gochin has written to Lithuania's parliament protesting against published findings from the Centre for the Study of the Genocide and Resistance of Residents of Lithuania.

Landmark book on Jewish Diggers

Jewish Anzacs, the most comprehensive book detailing the lives and remarkable stories of mateship, sacrifice and valour of Jews who served in the Australian military, hit bookshops across the country on April 1.

Iraqi refugee’s survival story

It took eight painful years for Jewish Iraqi refugee, Perth resident Marvin Cohen, to complete a book giving testimony of his family’s tragic persecution in Iraq under ruthless dictator Saddam Hussein, and his own remarkable survival story.

Keret’s personal journey

Acclaimed Israeli writer Etgar Keret has penned his most personal book yet, which he has controversially decided not to publish in Israel.

Comic book slant on the community

IT was during Ted Janet’s time in Los Angeles as a student, while he was feeling homesick, that the seeds were planted for a new book based around his childhood

Snapshot of life in Jaffa

THE Israeli city of Jaffa on the edge of Tel Aviv has a diverse population of around 46,000 residents – Jews, Christians and Muslims – and a history that goes […]