by Julia Wolf Mazow

Leaving Behind More Than a Trace

Chava Rosenfarb has long been considered one of our greatest Yiddish writers. Born in Lodz in 1923, she survived the Lodz ghetto, Auschwitz, the Sasel labor camp and then Bergen Belsen. Rosenfarb’s The Tree of Life, Book Two: From the Depths I Call You, 1940-1942 (University of Wisconsin Press, $21.95) is now available in English, translated from Yiddish by the author in collaboration with Goldie Morgentaler. Though it is the second of three volumes, each stands on its own.

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