Where went my connection with Judaism?
Now lost…..does it really matter?
I used to be a young Jewish boy.
I was also the second generation of Lithuanian Ashkenazi refugees, my grandparents among many thousands of Jews, who, during the early years of the 20th century fled brutal attacks, murder, rape and political disfranchisement in their then homeland. Attacks such as this, experienced over many years, forced them to leave, in a desperate search for safety and peace. They eventually found a haven after settling in the northern English…