A Journey by Boat – Friday Fictioneers

Here's a biographical sketch of  my grandparents' journey to America. I never got to meet them, but I am grateful for learning about them from my father while was he living. Although it saddens me to think that when I first posted this, he was still alive, I'm still happy we had the chance to … Continue reading A Journey by Boat – Friday Fictioneers

Please Say Kaddish for Me: A Novel for Everyone

From the very first page of Rochelle Wisoff-Fields's novel Please Say Kaddish for Me, I was swept up in Havah Cohen's story. I was spellbound, so much so, I didn't want to put this book down. The book is simultaneously driven by character and events at a quick pace, divided into four parts. The year is … Continue reading Please Say Kaddish for Me: A Novel for Everyone

A Journey by Boat – Friday Fictioneers – 09/13/13

This week's Friday Fictioneers is based on the story of my grandparents, whom I never met. My father is the youngest in this story. Thank you Rochelle for leading our group. Find more stories from the Fictioneers here. Biography: 100 words Copyright – Jan Wayne Field A Journey by Boat Melchior, a carpenter, couldn't have … Continue reading A Journey by Boat – Friday Fictioneers – 09/13/13