Bound Upon a Wheel of Fire: Why So Many German Jews Made the Tragic Decision to Remain in Nazi Germany (1996)

Through the perspectives of six prominent Jews—Leo Baeck, Bella Fromm, Hans Joachim Schoeps, Max Warburg, Robert Weltsch, and Richard Willstätter—this book illustrates how an oppressed minority could cling to hope of survival despite mounting Nazi persecution.

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“A thoughtful and sensitive account of a sickness tug-of-war between fear and hope.”  — Times Literary Supplement


“Sheds light on an inexplicable phenomenon.” — Yad Vashem