Responsa from the Holocaust -- Shailos Uteshuvos from the Kovno Ghetto

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A gripping chronicle of the incredible mesirus nefesh of Jews in the Holocaust

Their questions will astound you ...

"Can I eat treif to avoid starvation?"

"Can I save my own life at the expense of another Jew’s life?"

"What brachah do I make before the Nazis kill me?"

Through the dark years in the Kovno Ghetto, Rav Ephraim Oshry, zt"l, was not just a witness to the German atrocities but also a foremost posek, entrusted with the profound responsibility of answering the heartbreaking shailos posed by his fellow Jews.

Responsa from the Holocaust chronicles the extraordinary, unwavering resilience of Jews facing unimaginable circumstances. Rav Oshry documented their heart-wrenching questions and his careful, considered responses. After liberation, he recovered his hidden writings, preserving the moral dilemmas of his fellow Jews as a testament to the strength of the Jewish spirit, and ensuring that their voices -- loyal to Hashem even in the most trying times -- would echo through the generations.

Author: Rav Ephraim Oshry
Hardcover | 6" x 9" | 350 pages | ISBN 9781607634027