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What is Perseverance?
Origin: A borrowing from French. Etymons: French parseverance, perseverance.
1.a. The fact, process, condition, or quality of persevering; constant persistence in a course of action or purpose; steadfast pursuit of an aim, esp. in the face of difficulty or obstacles; assiduity
Citation: "perseverance, n." OED Online. Oxford University Press, June 2016. Web. 1 September 2016.
Daring to Resist: Jewish defiance in the Holocaust by
Call Number: QCC Holocaust Center D804.175 .N49 D37 2007
Moving first-hand accounts of Jewish resistance during the Holocaust are supported by photographs, ritual objects, and art produced clandestinely by Jews in ghettos and camps.
Simon Wiesenthal: tracking down Nazi criminals by
Call Number: QCC Holocaust Center DS 135 .A93 W5335 1997
This book explores the life and principles of this man who dedicated his life to finding Nazi war criminals. It discusses his experiences as a Jew during the Holocaust and his efforts to seek out the men responsible for the deaths of millions of people.
Voices from the Holocaust by
Call Number: QCC Holocaust Center D 804.3 .C35 1993
A series of interviews with Holocaust survivors. Interviewees include: Yitzhak Arad, Elie Wiesel, and Simon Wiesenthal