Mel Mermelstein is a Hungarian-born Jew, sole-survivor of his family’s extermination at He wrote of the court battle in his autobiography, entitled By Bread Alone. “About these so-called deniers of The Holocaust, and who they really are, see. Mermelstein, Mel. By Bread Alone. Auschwitz Study Foundation, Inc: Huntington Beach, CA, Professor Marcuse recomended reading By Bread Alone. Looking at the Holocaust from two perspectives: Mel Mermelstein’s book By Bread Alone, and an interview with survivor Ralph Hokmann. by Amber Anapolsky.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mermelstein continues to fight against history revisionists who deny the existance or impact of the Evil Holocaust. Hopefully the world doesnt get like this again! For example, The Institute for Historical Review claims that there is no evidence that a single Jew was ever gassed in gas chambers during the Holocaust.
Testimony of Ralph Hokmann. More is at stake in this nightmare than the tragedy of the Jewish people. Troy Skwor rated it it was amazing Nov 11, Bread was his lifeline.
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Johnson of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County took ” judicial notice of the fact that Jews were gassed to death at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp in Poland during the summer of ,”   judicial notice meaning that the court treated the gas chambers as common knowledge, and therefore did not require evidence that the gas chambers existed.
There were some things that I had never read before. Listen, before you ask, before you question, repeat after me: He wrote of the court battle in his autobiography, entitled By Mermelsteni Alone. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
The Institute for Historical Review claims to be a non-ideological, non-political, and non-secular organization. Barbara rated it it was amazing Sep 15, But even as I said them, a softening set in. There are about 25, pairs of shoes.
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It is the story of one man, what it was like day to day in the extermination camps, and how hope was kept alive. Rather, the chimneys smoked from the bakeries. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The Institute mathematically disproved this number to be more like 1. Mermelstein, in turn, submitted a notarized account of his internment at Auschwitz and how he witnessed Nazi guards ushering his mother and two sisters and others towards as he learned later gas chamber number five.
Sections f and h. The descriptions are frighteningly presented with heart wrenching indisputable detail, often minute by minute. For me it seemed an inspiration that a loaf of bread from the skies — manna from heaven — should proclaim our imminent liberation. Shrazu rated it did not like it Sep 21, The Jewish way is to bless and to hope, and to bless and to hope, until hope and blessing surmount the pain and even the bitterness, and the living learn how to go on.
Patti rated it really liked it Jun 09, First we were told that an Allied plane had dropped a message that read: I was surprised by the things that I learned from this book. Phyllis Eisenstadt rated it it was amazing Apr 30, An In-depth review of By Bread Alone. Refresh and try again. Apr 27, Charlene Mathe rated it it was amazing.
It is a brutal book, but a necessary one. It is not reasonably subject to dispute. Aloone book is loaded with pertinent black and white photos documenting many of the maniacally frightening guilty characters as well as the innocent.
The Institute claims that the six million Jews fled Nazism and are now living in Israel. Because of the uniqueness of each person, different perspectives will always exist in society. On October 9,both parties in the Mermelstein case filed motions for summary judgment in consideration of which Judge Thomas T. The Institute tries to separate historical fact from historical fiction.
Retrieved November 20, References to this book Auschwitz: It is simply a fact. Want to Read saving…. Ian rated it it was amazing Apr 26, It was filling and nourishing, and it also held a religious significance.
It’s amazing that we as humans need reminders to treat each other as human beings.
The mask of mankind has dropped and we must therefore take the opportunity to learn what it is in man that makes it possible for such a Holocaust to occur. Account Options Sign in.