A story of Meyer Anshel Rothscild, first of the Rothschild dynasty. By Shmuel Kunda
The fascinating and epic story of the fabulously wealthy Rothschild family is legendary; especially that of Meyer Anshel Rothscild who started the whole dynasty. He grew up in the Jewish ghetto in Frankfurt, Germany, used his quick with and clever mind to accomplish almost anything he set out to do and to overcome any challenges that faced him. Adventure was part of Meyer Anschel's life and that is exactly what he found when he chanced to meet Prince Willhelm III, future leader of Germany, during an incident near the ghetto gate.