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Dina : always looking to the future

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Call Number940.5315 D78d
Dates2016; ©2016
Statement of Responsibilityediting and production, Erez Grinboim and Ayelet Kerem ; interviews with Dina, Ezra Grinboim and Dr. Shilhav Kest ; translated from the Hebrew original, Aya Deutsch ; English editing, Joy Pincus ; English proofreading, Sharon Bar-Ilan.
Creators & ContributorsGrinboim, Erez (editor)
Kerem, Ayelet (editor)
Ḳesṭ, Shilhav (interviewer)
Grinboim, Erez (interviewer)
Deutsch, Aya (translator)
Pincus, Joy (editor)
Bar-Ilan, Sharon (contributor)
Drori, Dina (subject)
Summary"Dina Drori, of the Minzberg-Lowenstein family, was born in Koszyce, a small town in Poland, between the two world wars... Dina lived through some of the most significant crossroads in the history of humankind, and her story is intertwined with some of the most crucial points in the history of the Jewish people... This book holds in it the story of Dina's unique journey and part of the precious life wisdom she collected along the way." —Back cover
ContentsChapter One. Childhood in Koszyce
  • The Waterwells
  • Life in Koszyce
  • The Signs of the Coming War
Chapter Two. The War Years
  • The Outbreak of the War
  • The Escape from Koszyce
  • Stalowa Wola
  • The Escape to Warsaw
  • Life in a Birdcage
  • The Polish Uprising
  • The Forced Labor Camp
  • The Liberation
  • The First Days after the Liberation
  • Circles
Chapter Three. The Journey to Israel
  • The Transit Camp, Magenta in Italy and the Meeting with Bezalel
  • The Transition Camp in Metaponto and the Immigration to Israel
  • The Deportation to the Internment Camp in Cyprus
  • The Return to Israel and the Blowing Up of the Empire Rival Deportation Ship
  • Avoiding the Detention Camp in Atlit
Chapter Four. The Family
  • The Wedding
  • In Kibbutz Hulata
  • The Birth of Nimrod
  • Leaving the Kibbutz and Returning to Ra'anana
  • Bezalel
  • Marek
  • Hanka
  • In the Hospital
  • The Birth of Hana
  • The Family's Life
  • How I Became an English Teacher
  • Nimrod
Chapter Five. The Family Members Tell about Dina
  • Hana Tells about Dina
  • Erez Tells about Dina
  • Nimi Tells about Dina
  • Gali Writes about Dina
  • Tertza Writes about Dina
  • A Dedication to Dina on her Ninetieth Birthday
Closing Contemplations
Points of Light
Physical Description 288 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits, maps ; 23 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish, Translated from the Hebrew by Aya Deutsch.
PublisherIsrael : Erez Grinboim
NotesIncludes bibliographical references
RecognitionGifted by Hana Grinboim in 2017 in honour of her mother Dina Drori, of the Minzberg-Lowenstein family