Dr. Carol Rittner RSM, a Roman Catholic nun, is Distinguished Professor of Holocaust & Genocide Studies at The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey. Associate editor of the bi-monthly publication The Genocide Forum (USA) and editor of the e-journal, Mercywords (www.mercywords.org), she has published a number of books, includingThe Courage to Care: Non-Jews Who Rescued Jews During the Holocaust, Different Voices: Women and the Holocaust, The Holocaust and the Christian World, Pius XII and the Holocaust, andWill Genocide Ever End? Her film, The Courage to Care, was nominated for a 1986 Academy Award in the Short Documentary category. John K. Roth is the Edward J. Sexton Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and the Founding Director of the Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights (now the Center for Human Rights Leadership) at Claremont McKenna College, where he taught from 1966 through 2006. In addition to service on the United States Holocaust Memorial Council and on the editorial board for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, he has published hundreds of articles and reviews and authored, co-authored, or edited more than forty books, including Approaches to Auschwitz: The Holocaust and Its Legacy; Ethics During and After the Holocaust: In the Shadow of Birkenau; and The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust Studies.
"This moving and informative anthology helps us grasp for the first time what Jewish women endured, both as Jews and as women."--Elie Wiesel