Mendel Grossman, one of the many Jews imprisoned in the Lodz Ghetto during World War II, was driven by a passion to bear witness to the human suffering that was going on around him. He secretly photographed people and events in the ghetto, leaving a historical record. In this photographic information book, the reader is taken on a journey with Grossman and his camera. The text emphasizes hope for the future, rather than the suffering of the past.
Frank Dabba Smith was born in California. He studied Linguistic Anthropology at Berkeley (BA Hons) and qualified as a teacher. He was ordained as a rabbi at Leo Baeck College, London, in 1994.