Today is Judith's birthday. She is 90. The elegance and spirit from which she has built her life continues to emerge each day, paving the way for the rest of us to rise and become just as extraordinary.
She escaped from Hungary to England as the Nazis began to round up the Jews. In 1950, she sailed on the Queen Elizabeth into the New York Harbor.
It was morning and the crescent moon glimmered on the water.
The Lady beckoned.
The boat horns blew welcome.
Then the city unfolded before her eyes.
It was love at first sight.
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