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Mazel Tov: The Story of My Extraordinary Friendship with an Orthodox Jewish Family

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When 20-year-old student J.S. Margot responded to a job advertisement in 1987, little did she know it would open up an entire world. Taking on a challenge six of her fellow students had failed, she agreed to tutor the four children of an intriguing Orthodox Jewish family living in Antwerp's tight-knit community.

Here she would encounter endless rules - 'never come on a
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Paperback, 320 pages
Published January 23rd 2020 by Pushkin Press
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My life changed when I first read Anne Frank’s The Diary of a Young Girl, her account of living in hiding during the Nazi occupation of Netherlands. Ever since, I have actively sought out works that enhance my understanding of the WWII and the cultural and historical contexts that fomented it. When I first heard of J.S. Margot’s memoir, Mazel Tov, which recounts her experiences of being in close contact with an Orthodox Jewish family, I knew I had to read it. I am glad to report readers that I ...more
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