Invited to Life: Finding Hope after the Holocaust
by B.A. Van Sise
A collection of 90 black-and-white portraits of Holocaust survivors accompanied by stories of their postwar lives, which highlight joy, revival, and embracing life to the fullest A moving and joyful celebration of not only survival but also resilience and joy, expressed through 90 black-and-white portraits of Holocaust survivors and personal stories of their postwar lives.
The survivors, many photographed with their family members, share lessons they have learned and pass on the wisdom that comes from building a life of one's choosing out of the wreckage of despair. Van Sise, an award-winning 20-year veteran photojournalist, spent four years working with Holocaust museums and outreach organizations to compile these captivating images and textual vignettes. The result is an inspirational keepsake that readers will treasure. Completing the volume are essays by Dr. Mayim Bialik, Neil Gaiman, and Sabrina Orah Mark.