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Open Your Hearts: The Story of the Jewish War Orphans in Canada (SIGNED)

Martz, Fraidie

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ISBN 10: 1550650785 / ISBN 13: 9781550650785
Published by Véhicule Press, 1996
Condition: Fine Soft cover
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As New. ; From the estate of Professor Gerald Bubis. ; SIGNED on the title page by Fraidie Martz. This book comes with a signed handwritten letter by Martz to Professor Bubis and his wife Ruby. ; Tight, clean and crisp. No remainder mark. Not ex-library. A gently read book in excellent condition. As New. ; Professor Gerald (Jerry) Bubis, a longtime professor at Hebrew Union College, was an early-day supporter of Israeli-Palestinian relations, advocating a two-state solution to the conflict. ; 8.80 X 6 X 0.40 inches; 160 pages; Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 27668

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Title: Open Your Hearts: The Story of the Jewish ...

Publisher: Véhicule Press

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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Winner of the 1997 Joseph and Faye Tannenbaum Award for Canadian Jewish History, this book tells the story of the 1,123 Jewish war orphans that the Canadian government reluctantly allowed into Canada from 1947 to 1949. It also chronicles a unique experiment in the integration of refugees by an ethnic community.

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Vancouver author Fraidie Martz is a psychiatric social worker by training. She became interested in John Hirsch when she wrote Open Your Hearts [Véhicule Press, 1996], the story of the Jewish war orphans who came to Canada after World War II, of whom Hirsch was the most famous.

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