Nearly two years after the controversial broadcast, residents of the once great Russian Imperial city formerly known as Dvinsk
I found during the course of a fiveday visit to this overlooked and upand-coming city are still livid about it and the fictitious and incendiary picture of their community and how they feel about Russia, as well as their Latvian speaking neighbours and vice versa.
Meir Simcha Hacohen of Dvinsk
, Meshech Hochmah, ed.
Why did the trajectory of Marcus Rothkowitz, who for the past eight years had been thrown into a dynamic, frenzied integration into American societyfrom Dvinsk
to Portlandfalter so easily at this point, in less than two years in New Haven, which would surely seem to have so much to offer him?
"A Natural Death," by Paula Frankel-Zaltzman, set in the Russian Dvinsk
ghetto during the Nazi occupation, tells the story of a devoted daughter who keeps her father comfortable until he does the unheard of for a Jew during the Holocaust--he dies a natural death.
(24) Yosef Rosen, Responsa Tsafnat Paneah (Dvinsk
youth was the mirror of melancholy, an urbane but essentially solitary person who walked the night streets of New York City like a figure from an Edward Hopper canvas.
The local characters of Dvinsk
ar as brightly colored as a painting from Marc Chagall, filled with restlessness and action.
Breslin notes that Dvinsk
, Rothko's hometown, had long housed a Russian garrison.