Letters from Rifka Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

Rifka - She is a young girl who is Russian and Jewish, a fact which has been hard for her family and which has subjected them to much persecution.

Tovah - She is a Russian girl who is intelligent, generous and witty but who has a curved spine and so is considered less marriageable than her sister.

Mama - She is an unsentimental woman with five children who does her best for her family, and works to raise her children in the way that she thinks is best.

Papa - He is a Russian Jew who decides to move his family to America for a better life.

Nathan - He is older than his sister but they get along well and in the United States, he takes a job at a bakery.

Saul - He is very impressed by Rifka when he sees her in the Ellis...

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