Yitta Schwartz is More Obscure and More Important Than You Are

You’ve never heard of Yitta Schwartz probably. She died almost four years ago at 93, an unknown member of an obscure sect of Jews—the Satmar Hasidic sect. But she was an extremely important person to thousands. In fact, she is the primary reason they exist. Yitta Schwartz had fifteen children, more than two hundred grandchildren, and by the time of her death, thousands of direct descendants. Without being famous or popular, without thousands of facebook “friends” or a highly-trafficked Read more […]