Yankee at the Seder, The by Elka Weber

For ten-year-old Virginian Jacob Josephson, April, 1865, marks a time of celebration and sorrow. As his Jewish family busily prepares for Passover, Jacob mourns the surrender of General Robert E. Lee, which all but ends the Civil War. “I [am] never going to be a Rebel general,” he thinks sadly. “[I’ll] never capture a whole … Continue reading Yankee at the Seder, The by Elka Weber