At 03:17 21/06/2020, rebasolomon wrote:
Abt 1925-Cannon St. on the Lower
East Side of NY.
My father told us, more than once, that when he was a child he would not
eat. No matter what his mother gave him, he would not eat. So she took
him to a place where they gave him some kind of porridge or oatmeal thing
for breakfast. He did not eat it. Comes lunchtime, he goes in, and itís
the same porridge, but now itís cold. Dinner, the same thing. Till
finally he ate it and he never turned down his motherís food
Can this story be true?¬† I see from a map that the Henry Street
Settlement was near Cannon St.¬† Any thoughts on this?
Most definitely this not only can be - but is!
I lived through the "Zena times"¬† - that was the time of
the early yeas of an independent Israel.¬† Nothing was
"available".¬†¬† Everything was rationed.¬† The
Aubergine (alias eggplant)
¬† became the staple food.
When food is scarce we soon learned not to use the words "I don't