Entering the promised land with herring and candles

19.04.2011                      15.Nisan, 5771                      Pessah 1

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Entering the promised land with herring and candles

Stories still persist about how Barnett Silverman devoted his life to his passion to enter the Promised Land.

Barnett Silverman is a colorful figure in our family’s faded folklore.
Very few details of his life have survived the mists of time, but stories still persist about how he devoted his life to his passion to enter the Promised Land.
Born Dov Zlotnikovich, Barnett was the pioneer of our family – the first of our clan to leave Lithania and settle in London in the early 20th century….