Abba Father Author:Virginia Matson Count Friedrich Samuel von Ritterhof had lost everything in Hitler's holocaust-his parents, his ancestral home, and the exquisite young girl he had hoped to marry. Then, after 15 years, he learned that his beloved Ellen was alive in Israel. Disguised as Samuel Ritter, he entered the Jewish homeland although he had been warned: "They do not wan... more »t Germans in Israel."
Before he could rescue Ellen from her torment, he was drawn into a strange and sometimes terrifying drama of tribal passions and religious conflicts. And in the secret caves by the Dead Sea, surrounded by ancient bones of martyred Jews, he finally learned the whole astonishing truth of his own heritage.« less