Book ‘In the Garden of the Righteous’ by Richard Hurowitz

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These powerfully illuminating and inspiring profiles pay tribute to the incredible deeds of the Righteous Among the Nations, little-known heroes who saved countless lives during the Holocaust. Less than a century ago, the Second World War took the lives of more than fifty million people; more than six million of them were systematically exterminated through crimes of such enormity that a new name to describe the horror was coined: the Holocaust. Yet amid such darkness, there were glimmers of light — courageous individuals who risked everything to save those hunted by the Nazis. Today, as bigotry and intolerance and the threats of fascism and authoritarianism are ascendent once again, these heroes’ little-known stories — among the most remarkable in human history — resonate powerfully. Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, has recognized more than 27,000 individuals…

Publisher: Harper (January 24, 2023); Pages: 480 pages; ISBN-10: 0063037238; ISBN-13: 978-0063037236; ASIN:‎ B0B25953SM

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Author’s biography: Richard Hurowitz is a writer and the founder and publisher of the Octavian Report. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Times (UK), Los Angeles Times, Time, History Today and the Jerusalem Post, among other publications. He received his bachelor’s degree in history from Yale and his juris doctor from Columbia Law School. He lives in New York City with his family.

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