Freedom; or, How a Family of Survivors Found Its Place in Jewish Montreal https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/history-ideas/2018/06/freedom-or-how-a-family-of-survivors-found-its-place-in-jewish-montreal/

Father brought us out of bondage, but Mother decided where we were to settle and how we were to live.

June 20, 2018 | Ruth R. Wisse
About the author: Ruth R. Wisse is a research professor at Harvard and a distinguished senior fellow at the Tikvah Fund. Her most recent book is No Joke: Making Jewish Humor (2013, paperback 2015).

Ruth Wisse’s Jewish People’s School diploma, 1949.

We present here the second chapter from the memoirs-in-progress of the renowned scholar and author Ruth R. Wisse. Chapter 1 can be found hereFurther installments will appear over the next months.

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