Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite
Inherited Enemies: Through My Father’s Eyes clearly demonstrates that emotions are passed from generation to generation. We share with our children the events that affected our lives. Hence, our memories affect our children’s lives.
Do not misunderstand me, I am not discouraging parents and grandparents from sharing their memories, in fact I encourage this type of sharing. We each need to know the circumstances of our ancestors’ lives. It is our heritage, part of us. It also colors your life.
Faith Feldman’s father survived the Holocaust. He shared his experiences with his children. Those experiences brought hatred into her life. She hated anything that had to do with Germany. Faith eventually realized that she must let go of the “bigotry, racism, discrimination, and anti-Semitism.” Inherited Enemies: Through My Father’s Eyes is her journey into forgiveness. Faith Feldman writes in an appealing manner. She openly shares her emotions and wisdom with readers. Fans of non-fiction will be touched by her passage.