The Child Bride

by Rebecca Boroson   IN 1905, when my grandfather was a divorced man who had cut off his payess and left his shtetl to live as a freethinker, he went to see a farmer who had three marriageable daughters. The daughters, whose mother had died in childbirth, were growing up wild, and the farmer was rumored […]

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My Grandfather’s Lover

For Father’s Day By Helen Engelhardt “Remember the days of old. Remember the years of many generations. Ask thy father and he will answer thee. Ask thy elders and they will tell thee.  It is self-understood and also natural to know one’s self. To know one’s own family and family origins have to be considered […]

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