Jacob Gitlin Library offerings for August

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GITLIN LIBRARY BOOK OF THE MONTH
THE JEWS OF THE TITANIC
by ELI MOSKOWITZ

This book focuses on the lives and deaths of the Jewish passengers and crew on board the Titanic. Moskowitz provides a unique list of the Jews including those previously unknown. He covers keeping kosher on the voyage and the heroism shown by many on the fateful night especially Isidor and Ida Straus. The book continues after the sinking with issues of burial and Jewish involvement in the recovery of bodies.

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