A Mother to My Mother

By Malka Pischanitskaya

The Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs

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Told through writing and art, the memoir of a young girl whose bravery and instincts helped her and her mother survive the Holocaust in Ukraine.

It is the summer of 1941, and Malka is ten years old. Her small town of Romanov, Ukraine, has just been occupied by the Nazis, and Malka’s Jewish traditions, culture and community are under attack. Malka and her mother manage to escape, hiding in fields, forests and haylofts as danger forces them to continue moving. As Malka relies on her faith and instincts to keep herself and her mother alive, she finds them refuge with strangers who become like family along the way.

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Publication Date: September 3, 2024

Product Format: Paperback

Pages: 168

ISBN: 978-1-998880-13-3

Weight: 200

About the Author

Malka Pischanitskaya

Malka Pischanitskaya was born in Romaniv, Ukraine, in 1931. She returned to her hometown after it was liberated in 1944 and lived there until 1950. In 1954, Malka earned her high school teaching diploma from Ivan Franko State University in Zhytomyr. She immigrated to Canada in 1975 and lives in Vancouver.

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