Susan Limor honors her father Josef Rosenblum, who was born in Kosice, Czechoslovakia,
around 1920 and died at age 53. He was interred in a Russian labor camp, but managed
to escape. Josef stayed in Czechoslovakia and led a partisan group during the war.
He was later offered some land by the Communist leadership, but he chose to relocate
to Israel, as he had strong Zionist beliefs and felt no Jew was safe outside of Israel.
He stayed in temporary block housing near Haifa that was created for Holocaust survivors,
but eventually moved to the United States with his wife Yentu and his daughter Susan
and son Jehuda. Josef worked as a maintenance electrician in Jersey City, but never
felt completely at home in America, as he felt financially insecure and socially