Going Forward Author:Peska Friedman Peska Friedman grew up in paradise. Her parents were scions of distinguished rabbinic and chassidic dynasties in Poland. Her father was revered by his chassidim and her mother was a fount of wisdom. They showered her and her siblings with love and the principle that responsibility went hand in hand with privilege. Peska was growing up in an a... more »tmosphere of Torah, piety, kindness, affection and duty.
Then came Sept. 1 1939. The Nazi blitzkrieg. Peska's world came crashing down. Soon there would be hunger, then terror, then flight for survival.« less