This is the story about the narrator's parents, who found love after coming from different backgrounds. The mother was a Moroccan Jew who had fled to Israel , and the father was a Polish Jew who had fled to the United States and met his wife on a trip to…
Belle "Bella" Friedman" was born in Chicago in 1916. Her parents and older siblings had emigrated from Lithuania in 1914. Bella married Haskell Friedman, who was also from a family of Jewish immigrants from Lithuania, in 1940. They raised their family in…
Gerri Balter was born and raised in North Minneapolis in 1944. Her parents immigrated to the United States from Ukraine to rejoin their fathers, who were living and working in Minneapolis. Gerri graduated from North High School in 1962 and received her…
Leah Sharf-Pobiel was born in Romania in 1935. Her family was sent to a concentration camp in Ukraine during World War II. They were rescued by a Jewish battalion from Palestine in 1944, and she and her siblings were brought to Israel, where they grew…