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Dana Fast: The McMaster gardener

October 29, 2008
By SUSAN MOODY, Special to the Enterprise

"I was born as Lilka Miron into a middle-class, urban, secular Jewish family," begins Dana Fast. Her father ran a successful business in Warsaw, where her family lived in a spacious, new apartment, with live-in help. At home, there were no Jewish traditions. Instead, there was lots of Polish literature, Polish poetry, and classics. Neither Yiddish nor Hebrew was spoken. "It was a highly-educated Polish family," Dana explained.

 
 
 

 

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