A Promise Of Sweet Tea

July 15, 2021|
A Promise Of Sweet Tea by Pinchas Blitt
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In a village in prewar Eastern Europe, young Pinchas Blitt is surrounded by colorful characters, vivid stories and the rich language and traditions of his ancestors. As antisemitism rises, Pinchas is beset by fears, but he finds belonging in family, Jewish texts, and prayers. In 1939, Pinchas adapts to the new Soviet occupation, but when the Nazis arrive, his beloved village is decimated, and he and his family must flee. A precarious existence on the run brings Pinchas face to face with his own mortality and faith, and with a sense of dislocation that will accompany him throughout his life.
Pinchas Blitt was born in Kortilisy, Poland (now Ukraine) in 1931 or 1932. He immigrated to Canada in 1948 and settled in Montreal, where he attended teacher?s college and law school. In addition to a long career as a lawyer, Pinchas was involved in the Yiddish theater community in Montreal for many years. Pinchas has three children. H...
Title:A Promise Of Sweet Tea
Product dimensions:248 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.75 in
Shipping dimensions:248 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.75 in
Published:July 15, 2021
Publisher:Azrieli Foundation
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781989719152

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