The Butterfly and the Violin by Kristy Cambron

Desperate for a distraction after being jilted at the alter, gallery owner Sera James becomes obsessed with finding a painting she once saw as a child. She is determined to track down the original painting. Her search brings her to William Hanover, a wealthy man whose grandfather’s estate could hold the answers she seeks. Together, they try to unravel […]

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Elie Wiesel -Always Remember

Wiesel’s book, Night, is one that I believe everyone should read. I will never forget the work he did to make sure that the Holocaust was not forgotten, or his work to spread peace and hope. He will be missed.

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Black Earth by Timothy Snyder

     For America, and likely much of Western Europe, most of what we know about World War II and the Holocaust comes from the Western perspective, and the battles fought on Germany’s western front. In Black Earth, Timothy Snyder tells of the events in Eastern Europe that led to the destruction of smaller state governments, […]

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“Mein Kampf” Publication in Germany

For the first time since World War II, Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” has been newly published in Germany. In today’s political and cultural climate, with so many nations and individuals harboring hatred for the Jewish people, this seems like the worst possible time for such a publication. The comfort comes in that this new edition is […]

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A Rabbi Looks at the Last Days by Jonathan Bernis

     While most books about the last days focus on the Rapture of the church and the Tribulation period, Rabbi Jonathan Bernis focuses his attention on signs we can see now that point to the last days, as well as things that need to happen for Jesus to return. Bernis suggests that Israel lay at the […]

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Called to Controversy by Ruth Rosen

     In “Called to Controversy” Ruth Rosen tells the story Moishe Rosen, the founder of Jews for Jesus. He also happens to be her father. His mission work to reach fellow Jews with the Gospel of Jesus Christ got him a lot of attention, and not all of it was flattering. Many in the Jewish community labeled him […]

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Holocaust Remembrance Day 2011

Today is a day of remembrance, so that we never forget the horrible events of the Holocaust. “Fascination” is probably the wrong word, but I’ve always been drawn to this piece of history. It raises up so much anger and sadness in me. But I can’t turn away from it. One of the most notable Holocaust […]

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