by Marjorie Attignol Salvodon

How Judaism is Helping Me

A Haitian-American Begins To Shape Her Grief

It’s been three months since the earthquake ravaged wide sections of Port-au-Prince as well as damaging Léogane and Jacmel, two important towns southwest of the capital. That’s just enough time for the emotional aftershocks to begin settling for those in the Haitian dyaspowa [diaspora], like me. I remain shaken, yet so grateful that both my immediate family on my mother’s side and my stepmother’s are alive.

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