Title: My Brother’s Keeper (Christians Who Risked All to Protect Jewish Targets of the Nazi Holocaust)

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Title:  My Brother’s Keeper (Christians Who Risked All to Protect Jewish Targets of the Nazi Holocaust)

Author:Rod Gragg

Pages:352

Year: 2016

Publisher: Center Street

My rating is 5+ stars.

Many books have shared the courage and cost of the many people who risked all to help Jewish people live amidst an evil rapidly advancing across the land.  Corrie Ten Boom and her family are one of many who I have read about that includes her biography and testimony regarding her time in a concentration camp.  Here is a book with each chapter having 3-5 pages about various individuals who risked so much to save lives and never considered doing it for self-aggrandizement.

In each chapter, I read about an individual who stood up sometimes face-to-face with evil people in order to save children and others if possible.  The tighter the Nazi regime got and the harsher they became towards the Jewish people and anyone helping them, these individual people still continued to devise ways to save lives.

The book doesn’t include a lot of the horrible descriptions of what people endured or died from; it focuses more on the individual actions and ways God used them to save His people.  Maybe others can read through a book like this in one sitting.  For me, I could read a couple of chapters and then I needed to take a break.  Our generation and future generations need to read a book like this so that many can be inspired to look to others’ welfare instead of our own.

While we don’t have WWII going on or Nazi regimes, there are many things today in which we can pull together and help others.  Read this book and remember Hebrews 12:1 because the author describes “a great cloud of witnesses”.  I pray you give this book to many people of all ages so that we never forget these actions, to inspire others to walk in the path of being willing to look and reach a hand out to help whomever God puts in their path!

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