Archive for December 12th, 2009

A Modern Hanukah Story in Iowa

Byline: December 11, Friday 4:00 PM

Here is a story I read in Aish.com, it is about my present community; I hope you enjoy the story!

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My younger sister and I were the only Jewish children attending Monroe Elementary school in Davenport, Iowa in the sixties. In most ways I was just like any other little girl in the Midwest. I went sledding in the winter and caught fireflies in the summer. Only a few symbols formed my Jewish identity. For instance, ...

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