This excellent publication, extensively researched by Dr. Hans Steinebrei and historian Roland Paul, contains a large section of information about the Straus family from Otterberg and several other nearby towns in Germany. Many photographs complement the text. Translations are by Frank and Sue Kahn and Dr. Andreas J. Schwab. This book was published by SHS in 2008. Anyone with an interest in the history, culture or customs of the Jews of the Rheinpfalz area of Germany will find this book fascinating.