My Life: From a Russian Shtetl to the Golden Land

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Samuel Osipow was born in 1883 in the Russian shtetl (Yiddish for town) of Liadi, lost to World War II. In his colorful and lyrical autobiography, My Life: From a Russian Shtetl to the Golden Land , Liadi lives again. Its Jewish holy days; Osipow's loving mother Rishe Ranyeh; his pious, Hebrew teacher father Nachum; cousins Izzy the Tiny One and Chonale the Monster; dreaded teacher Kulye the Ox; nemesis Itse the One-Eyed; and local legend Avreml the Yeast Maker all come back to life. Osipow's father forces him to study ...

My Life: From a Russian Shtetl to the Golden Land 2015, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781508617549

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