A Holocaust Story
Mela is Alex's wife who watched over the children while Alex worked. At first she didnt want to take in Jacob's brother Sholmon but then agreed to take him in. Then when She agreed to let David stay with them.
1.They took in Jacob as their own.
2.They continued to hide him after the nazis searched their house.
3.They had took David in (Jacob's brother) even though they didn't have much money.
This took place in Warsaw, Poland. This was during World War II. This was also during the Holocaust.
"May you never know the hunger I knew" This means Jacob hopes his daughter will not be as hungry as he was during the war.