California — The Sky Was On Fire

Leaving California — Moving From, Moving To

Annie Potashnick moved away against her will. She was leaving family, friends, and beloved country, going to America as a stranger in a strange land. In Volozhin, gangs of anti-Semitic thugs were raping schoolgirls, terrorizing neighborhoods, committing mayhem and arson, all unhindered by any police. So her father Beryl sent her with her uncle Max to go and live in Woodbine, New Jersey. The year was 1909. Annie…



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