A Cry in Unison

By Judy Weissenberg Cohen and Karin Doerr

The Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs

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And yet, as long as we were together, four sisters, we felt fortunate.

Judy Weissenberg is the mischievous and lively youngest child growing up in a large family in Debrecen, Hungary. But as the Nazis rise to power in Europe and anti-Jewish laws tear her family and community apart, Judy’s joyful youth becomes marred by fear and the hushed whispers of the adults around her. Then, in 1944, Germany occupies Hungary and Judy’s world is shattered. One terrifying event follows another, and soon Judy is faced with the incomprehensible — Auschwitz-Birkenau. In the shadow of the gas chambers, she clings to her sisters and “camp sisters,” who are her only hope of enduring the miseries that are to come.


In A Cry in Unison, Holocaust survivor, educator and human rights activist Judy Weissenberg Cohen weaves her riveting story of survival with descriptions of the political and social forces that upended her life. Her voice is a powerful call to hon¬our the unique experiences of women in the Holocaust and to refuse to be silent in the face of injustice.

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Publication Date: July 3, 2020

Reading Age: Adult

Genre: Adult Nonfiction

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 232

ISBN: 9781988065700

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