Faye Avrunin Hurvitz ז

…from the archives (with minor updating), reposted on what would be her 4th Yahrtzeit

Faye Hurvitz celebrates her 90th birthday a bit early with her family gathered, August 2003

21st of Tevet 5674 – 8th of Tammuz 5765
December 20 1913 (the winter solstice) – July 14, 2005

Our mother, Faye Hurvitz, died July 14, 2005 (8th of Tammuz […]

Which is the fast…?

[cross posted at the Jew and the Carrot and at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism].

The prophet Isaiah asks (58:6-7):

Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the fetters of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke? […]

In spite of everything, would she still believe?

If she had not been murdered by the Nazis in early March 1945, Anne Frank would turn 80 years old on 12 June 2009.

Anne Frank in an age progression image at 80 years old

What would you say to Anne Frank if you were to meet her on the street? …that she transformed your life? […]