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Jonathan Dietz

Rooted: Our Visit to Lithuania and Latvia

April 12, 2007, by

My grandfather lived in Rezekne, Latvia until he was a teenager, and my wife’s grandfather lived as a boy in Kovno, Lithuania, both countries were a part of the Russian Empire. My wife and I both grew up hearing stories of ‘the old country’, and my late father, Z”tl, had always wished he could visit