Thou Shalt Not Forget is a poignant Holocaust memoir by Miami resident Israel Lapciuc. It was originally written and published in Spanish. Mr. Lapciuc was nine years old when the Germans began the deportation of Romanian Jewry. He miraculously survived and recounts the nightmare he lived through in horrifying, yet fascinating detail. The Miller Center saw to its translation and publishing in English. The co-publisher is KTAV Publishing House, Jersey City, NJ. Thou Shalt Not Forget was published in March, 2004 and is now for sale through the Miller Center at $20.00 per copy.
The Judaic Art of Temple Emanu-El is the second book we have co-published of architect, sculptor, artist and writer Kenneth Treister. The first was on the restoration of the Sophie and Nathan Gumenick Chapel at Temple Israel of Miami. The second volume, on the renovation of Temple Emanu-El of Miami Beach, will be equally as richly illustrated and detailed. The book is due to be published in December, 2003.
The Sonderkommandos - We Wept Without Tears by well-known Holocaust historian, Dr. Gideon Greif, of Yad Vashem, Jerusalem, Israel has finally been translated from the German and is soon due to be co-published by the Miller Center and the Yale University Press. Dr. Greif was a Visiting Scholar at the Miller Center in 2001 during which time he worked on his book. His stay and the publication of his book were made possible through the generosity of the Norman and Irma Braman Foundation.
The Miller Center was a co-publisher of a book by Kenneth Treister titled Chapel of Light. The subject of this book, with its accompanying photos and drawings, is the conception, design and construction of the Gumenick Chapel at Temple Israel of Miami. The book had a foreword by Dr. Haim Shaked and was edited by Ian Jennings and Maxine Schwartz.