The daughter of a Torah scholar in eighteenth-century Ukraine, Gittel has always accepted her place in a family steeped in religion. Married at age twelve to a cold and reclusive rabbi, the young bride gives birth to two sons destined to follow their father’s path. Finding very little comfort in family life, Gittel shares her dreams visions and a close spiritual understanding with her only confidant: her father-in-law the Maggid of Mezeritch. When Gittel loses those close to her one by one she decides to leave her old life behind, including her sons to set out on a lonesome and perilous journey to Jerusalem. Will she sacrifice everything in pursuit of the dream of her youth?
Trail of Miracles
- From the Publisher
May 16, 2017
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