Dr. Judy Stone, the daughter of Hungarian survivors of Auschwitz and Dachau, tells the story of her family’s strength and resilience during some the most horrific events of the twentieth century. Join her as she learns how they survived and rebuilt their lives, focusing on hope and the good people they found.
- Learn the story of one family who lived normal lives until they were removed from their homes and treated as less than animals by the Nazis.
- Read firsthand accounts of the atrocities suffered by Jews during World War II.
- See the resilience of the human spirit.
- Gain an appreciation of how hope, kindness, connection, gratitude, and small gestures helped those who suffered.
- Understand the lessons we need to learn so that history will not repeat itself.
This book not only provides testimony about the horrors of the Holocaust but also offers a connection to the rich heritage of Jewish life in Europe that has been largely lost.
The profits from this book will be donated to organizations that promote Holocaust education.
About the Author
Judy Stone, MD, is the daughter of Hungarian Holocaust survivors and has a longstanding interest in genealogy and family history. She also is an infectious diseases physician and the author of Conducting Clinical Research: A Practical Guide, which has been adopted as a text throughout the country. Her new book, Resilience: One Family’s Story of Hope and Triumph Over Evil, was published on October 1, 2019.
Stone had a busy solo, 100 percent ID practice in rural Cumberland, Maryland for 25 years and now works part-time as a locum tenens (substitute) physician.
She is a Forbes Pharma and Healthcare contributor and previously wrote the Molecules to Medicine column for Scientific American. Stone particularly likes writing about the overlap between medicine, politics, and social justice issues, based on the values she was raised with. She studied briefly in Peru and Thailand and volunteered and taught in India. She still wants to save the world when she grows up and would love to teach overseas.
She lives in Cumberland, Maryland.