Month: March 2019

Having learned his name, my father was anxious to know whence, from what land he came. I understood this from the names of countries and towns whic...

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The Passover Guest part 3

Mother is taken up with the preparations for the Passover meal, and Rikel the maid is helping her. It is only when the time comes for saying Kiddus...

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The Passover Guest part 2

Sholom Aleichem (Sholorn Rabinovitch) (1859-1916)

Rabinovitch, known everywhere by his pseudonym, Sholom Aleichem, was born in Russia. ...

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The Passover Guest part 1

His heart is already sore for his victim, but he is feeling his power over her for the first time, and it has gone to his head. Silly woman! He had...

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A Womans Wrath part 4

He sits and “learns,” unconscious of the charged atmosphere; does not see her let the sock fall and begin wringing her finger-joints; does not ...

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A Womans Wrath part 3

To her right is the one grimy little window, to her left, the table. She is knitting a sock, rocking the cradle with her foot, and listening to him...

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A Womans Wrath part 2

Introduction

The Yiddish, or Judceo-German, dialect was employed for general -f- purposes some centuries before the beginning of what i...

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A Womans Wrath part 1