Deb Asplund has written a gripping history of Ukrainian Jewish peasantry who survived, and subsequently thrived, despite being subjected to discrimination by ruling Tsars, to WWI, the Bolshevik Revolution, famine, and a pandemic over 100 years ago.
Written as a family legacy, the old world Jews of Ukraine undertook huge risks to secure their freedom and prosperity. The timelessness of my Grandparents story, followed throughout the decades, is matched only by the timeliness of today's grinding war between Ukraine and Russia.
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