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4-4 1/2 stars. The story is definitely worth reading. One young girls story starting in Germany 1939, traveling to Belgium, France, Spain and finally Israel. I used the maps on my iPad to keep track of where she was during this horrific journey. Hard to fathom having to go through all this and live this way. What a brave, ingenious group of young people. May another Hitler never see the light of day.
Ruth (Schutz) Uzrad was born in Berlin in 1925, the eldest of three daughters, to a religious Jewish family. During WWII she escaped to Belgium and continued her flight to the south of France, where she spent her teenage years before finally arriving in Israel in 1945. In Israel she became a pioneer and founder of a new kibbutz on the conflict-ridden northern border, in close proximity to Syria. I ...more