By Ziva Bakman-Flamhaft
“How am i able to marry this man?” Ziva Bakman Flamhaft requested herself someday as she walked down a highway in Tel Aviv. Her marriage ceremony used to be 4 weeks away, and her fiancé, Yigal, had simply mentioned a girl he had slept with. Flamhaft knew then and there that her marriage wouldn't be effortless. yet she used to be nonetheless in love with Yigal, so she went forward with the ceremony.
Three years later, the unthinkable occurred: her husband passed on to the great beyond from accidents incurred in the course of the brutal Six-Day warfare. It used to be the sort of actual surprise to work out his bad burns and to monitor him die that Flamhaft miscarried their unborn child.
Somehow Flamhaft discovered the energy to hold on after the twin traumas of wasting her husband and child. Now, in War Widow, she writes approximately her activism on behalf of alternative childless widows, existence as a widowed girl in Israel, and the various demanding situations she confronted. She additionally reminisces approximately becoming up in British-controlled Palestine with a critically depressed mother.
An inspiring tale of resilience and self-empowerment, War Widow movingly demonstrates the way it is feasible to maneuver ahead within the face of tragedy and support others within the process.