When Bubbe Caplan (Sarah Lederman Caplan) was 85 years old, she was in the hospital. When we arrived to visit, she asked us to please talk to the nurse because they took her wheelchair away from her. When we went to the nurse, she was very angry. She said she would not give the wheelchair
In the early 1930’s, when we were children, women bought the chicken, the butcher would kill the chicken for them, but they had to scald it so they could defeather it, cut it apart so they could kosher it, use the fattest parts for chicken soup, and of course we ate all the parts, including
We’re fortunate to have a few handwriting samples from Sarah Lederman Caplan (and others?). The images below show her handwriting — in Hebrew — written on the backs of photographs.
Sarah Lederman Caplan’s blue egg, which we are told was a wedding present from her in-laws. She and Aaron Caplan were married in 1910. There was a story that Sarah carried it carefully in her lap the entire trip from Russia. An antique dealer told Betty Ruth and Abe Caplan that it is expensive Czech