A Boy of Old Prague

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by Sulamith Ish-Kishor
(Dover Publications)

In this tale of tolerance, a young serf named Tomas discovers unexpected kindness in the Jewish ghetto after being sentenced to servitude for stealing. His inherited, hateful beliefs towards Jews are challenged as he settles into Jewish ghetto life in sixteenth century Prague. See pages 294-297 of the Holocaust and Human Behavior resource book for a discussion of this novel.

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