Review: SAVING WHAT REMAINS by Livia Bitton-Jackson

Lorri from Jew Wishes recently reviewed Saving What Remains: A Holocaust Survivor’s Journey Home to Reclaim Her Ancestry by Livia Bitton-Jackson.  Here’s an excerpt:

Bitton-Jackson and her husband literally reached down into the graves and held the face of death in their hands.  They physically touched their ancestors, felt the impressions of them that were left in the earth.  Their feat was remarkable on so many levels, and is unbelievable and incomprehensible to the mind, although it was factual.  I will leave you with these imprints, hoping to spur you on to read the memoir, yourself.

Read the rest of her thoughts here.

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Review: I HAVE LIVED A THOUSAND YEARS by Livia Bitton-Jackson

lived-a-thousand-yearsMegan from Leafing Through Life has posted a review of I Have Lived a Thousand Years:  Growing Up in the Holocaust by Livia Bitton-Jackson.  Here’s a snippet:

I Have Lived a Thousand Years is Livia Bitton-Jackson’s (born Elli Friedmann) memoir of growing up during the Holocaust. Her story begins as the Nazis invade Budapest. Shortly thereafter, Elli and her family are forced into a ghetto which then leads to their imprisonment and forced labor in a seemingly endless litany of concentration camps.

Read the entire review here.

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