Finding the light, in the darkest of places
April 3, 2014 16:15
From a difficult childhood to a traumatic marriage, Tova Goldfine realized
she didn’t want to be a victim of circumstances.
RABBI NACHMAN KAHANA once told Goldfine something she now knows to be true: ‘You don’t make aliya – aliya makes you.’.
(photo credit:DOVID DAVID)
It was not a carefree childhood for Terri Fern Goldfine of Philadelphia. Among other difficulties, she witnessed her mother’s slow death from multiple sclerosis.In high school, she followed a guru and dabbled in other religions, knowing little about her Jewishness.