Mendel and Esther will not leave their child. Even though she’s an adult. Even though she’s being completely irrational.
“Daddy. Couldn’t you have waited so we could say goodbye?”
When repairing a Torah scroll, every stitch holds a story
“If we were at a restaurant, another dessert would be an additional ten dollars. But at home it’s still from the same $4.99 pint”
All I Ask
"We’re running a business here, not a homeless shelter. My father has a soft heart for people like that, but we can’t always be taking in these misfits"
“The mommy you want to take you doesn’t exist,” Leah hissed, suddenly brutal. “Mommy will not dress you fit to be seen, baby. Her taste is gone”