PUBLICATION: Dynowinka, Summer 2021, A Valentine for Dynów, pages 18-20
In September of 2013 my life changed forever when I made my first trip to Dynów, where my grandmother Bella Neger came from.
Not only did this trip define who I have become, but it also put a finger on a pivotal time in history that wiped out a third of Dynów’s population – the Jewish population in 1939 – when the Nazis invaded.
My grandmother Bella told me of her childhood in this magical setting where she lived with her parents Abraham and Taube and her seven brothers and sisters at 1 Lazienna Street. She told me about the fragrant lilacs, picking mushrooms and mulberries (maliny) in the forest and jumping rope down her street with her friends.... continue reading (English translation of the article)