I am really proud of my grandparents because they came here as immigrants from Poland. My grandmother and grandfather had only two suitcases and $200 between them when they arrived here. They passed away within weeks of one another last month, and my mom was fretting about finding the best Jewish monuments in NJ so that she could find to honor them both. They are both buried outside of the temple that they attended for 45 years. One day, my parents and I will also be buried there, too.
When I look around at some of the people that I know today, I see that they don’t have much motivation and really don’t care much about all the advantages that this country has to offer. Continue reading