“I watched my parents die. It took me years to rebuild. Now I’m starting a home of my own, but how will I live?”
“I’m a seminary girl, but the other girls don’t know my secret. After class I work the night shift to save up money. They know I’m getting married but they don’t know I’m alone, and that I have nothing.”
“Tonight my sister burst into tears because we’re sewing our own gowns for the chasuna. None of us know how to sew. The girls all look so silly. But we could’nt afford a real gown. Not since Mommy & Daddy died.”
“My wedding is tomorrow, and I pace around the empty apartment where we’ll be moving. There’s nowhere to sit, no oven, no bookshelves, no chairs, no beds. I don’t know what to do. I saved up to afford rent but we have no appliances. How can I tell my kallah?”
Glimpses into the lives of young men and women, orphaned of their parents, engaged to be married. They have suffered loss, they have suffered humiliation, and now they prepare for one of the biggest transitions of their lives.
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