Esther Teichtal

Esther Teichtal

LATEST ARTICLE
Profiles
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Archive
Profiles
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
After losing their son to cancer, Chaim and Miri Ehrental have spent the last three decades making sure no other parent faces the challenge alone
The Gatekeeper's Daughter
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Vasara sucks in her breath. She swivels in her office chair and closes her eyes. Her trip to Riga belongs to another era, relegated to a dusty corner of her brain, the door shut f ...
The Gatekeeper's Daughter
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
She might always be that weird girl who has fallen from a distant star who doesn’t know half of the endless rules
The Gatekeeper's Daughter
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
“I wonder if he really is my father. Farmer Gudaitis said he was a silversmith. How many silversmiths could there have been in the Lithuanian underground?”
The Gatekeeper's Daughter
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
He wants her to bring this money back when she returns? She is about to leave this all behind. There’s a chance she will never return
The Gatekeeper's Daughter
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
“Didn’t she tell you? Her mother wants her back in Lithuania. From what she’s told me, I doubt she actually wants to go back and live there”
The Gatekeeper's Daughter
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
“So… I know I’m Jewish. You know. Just like you. I can’t explain it, but it makes me happy to know that”
The Gatekeeper's Daughter
Tuesday, February 05, 2019
It is an old — a very old — photo album. Daina clutches the album gingerly, afraid to disturb the cracked, crackly sheets of plastic
The Gatekeeper's Daughter
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Vasara clenches her fists and punches the stuffy air. Mission accomplished. Sort of. At least the first part has gone according to plan
The Gatekeeper's Daughter
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Vasara hopes the guard has followed through on his promise to leave the archive building unlocked for the night