“...portentously chilling...This collection is a beautiful preservation of Jewish life.”

              -Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Read the full review at Publishers Weekly.

“...a photographic portrait of Jewish life in the 1930s...hundreds of photographs and dozens of journals are drawn upon in this striking volume.” -The Jewish Week

The Last Bright Days is featured in this article in The Jewish Week discussing recent books about women and the Holocaust.

News of The Last Bright Days

The Last Bright Days has been nominated for the Sophie Brody Medal, an award given by the American Library Association for outstanding achievement in Jewish literature.


The Last Bright Days is being added to The Simon Wiesenthal Center-Museum of Tolerance Library and Archives.

"This title will be added to the holdings of our model library, where they will be available for review by the large numbers of museum visitors and people who daily participate in the educational programs of the Center and the Museum."


The Last Bright Days is now available for purchase at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.


Jewish Heritage will be donating copies of The Last Bright Days to the Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program.

The Distribution to Underserved Communities Library Program (DUC) distributes books on contemporary art and culture free of charge to rural and inner-city libraries, schools and alternative reading centers nationwide.

Learn more about the DUC at www.ducprogram.org.

Praise for The Last Bright Days