Survival and Conscience

From the Shadows of Nazi Germany to the Jewish Boat for Gaza
by Lillian Rosengarten

a cry from the heart, a call for the centrality of human rights for all….her life-long search for justice and spiritual peace is both moving and inspiring.Alice Rothchild, author, activist, filmmaker

Survival and Conscience

In 1936, Lillian Rosengarten and her family fled Nazi Germany for New York. But even there, the legacy of the Nazis’ brutality continued to cast a shadow over her family for many decades. In Survival and Conscience: From the Shadows of Nazi Germany to the Jewish Boat for Gaza, Rosengarten describes how she faced those challenges within her own life while gaining empathy for the struggles of others, realizing that all forms of extreme nationalism and hatred must be vigorously resisted.

penned with the poise of an intellectual, but with the heart of a poet—unpretentious, refined and profound. I strongly recommend this book.Ramzy Baroud, Editor, Palestine Chronicle

Like many other refugees from Nazism and survivors of the Holocaust, Rosengarten became a strong advocate of Palestinian rights. In 2010, she joined the “Jewish Boat to Gaza,” designed to break Israel’s punishing blockade of the Strip. Though the Israeli Navy obstructed their humanitarian mission, nothing can stop Lillian Rosengarten’s inspiring story of love, self-discovery, and activism.

Survival and Conscience is available in Paperback ($20.99) and Ebook ($9.99)


192 pages, 6″ X 9″
Published October 2015
ISBN 9781935982609