“Buried Rivers” Wins three awards Including:

Silver Nautilus Book Award,
Independent Publisher Bronze Medal, and
Next Generation Indie Book Award Finalist

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In Juanary 2005, on a German train, I was touched by spirits who had died in the Holocaust and who remained deeply troubled. A few weeks later, a spiritual advisor expressed it to me this way: They can’t get over what happened. If you can answer one question for them, it will really help. The question is, “How can you still believe in basic goodness?” Download the Discussion Guide.
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The story begins on a train in Germany, in January of 2005. Read the opening pages here.


Read excerpts about visits to Auschwitz and the Bearing Witness Retreat I attended with Zen Peacemakers Bernie Glassman Sensei, Rabbi Ohad Ezrahi and others.

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My memoir describes the research I did, not only on-line and in Polish archives housing physical documents, but also in hidden archives of the heart.


In one of the final chapters, interesting conversations and questions arise when I visit a Catholic hermitage near Kielce and befriend its junior priest.


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