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История Клары Минц

Daniel Koch emigrated from Moscow, Soviet Union (USSR) to Boston United States in 1981
“Клара Минц родилась в 1922 году. До революции родители ее отца жили в городе Нижний Новгород (бывший Горький). Сама она родом из Польши, которая раньше была частью Российской Империи. До революции евреи могли жить только за чертой оседлости, в больших городах жили...”

My Grandpa's Story. The story of a Soviet Army Combat Medic.

Moysey Bogomolny emigrated from Odessa, Soviet Union (USSR) to San Diego United States in 1989
“All this and many other stories of his life experiences my grandfather told me over many years, including fairly recently. He was telling stories and was full of life and humor pretty much until his last day. Grandpa’s feelings and thoughts at the time of the war are also...”

Dreams and Realities - Clara Minz's Story

Clara Minz emigrated from Moscow, Soviet Union (USSR) to Boston United States in 1981
“Dreams and Realities – Clara Minz’s Story” Clara Mints was born in 1922. Before the Revolution, her paternal grandmother lived in the large city of Nizhniy Novgorod (Gorky). She came from Poland which was part of the Russian Empire at this time. Before the Revolution, Jews...”

My Grandpa's Wartime Diary

Moysey Bogomolny emigrated from Odessa, Soviet Union (USSR) to San Diego United States in 1989
“My Grandpa’s Wartime Diary In June of 1945, while still in Germany, my grandpa bought a notebook and started putting his wartime experiences on paper. He never got past the very beginning. I don’t know what grandpa intended to do with his diary, but, in retrospect, the...”

I Was Saving My Son

Raisa Silver emigrated from Moscow, Soviet Union (USSR) to Millburn, NJ United States in 1975
“The story of Raisa Silver, a mother, a writer and a very special person. Written by Naomi Zubkova In 1969, we first heard that people, primarily Polish Jews, were allowed to leave U.S.S.R. We knew about the existence of Israel, and, like most of Moscow’s Jewish...”

Searching for the rest of our family

Michael Scharf emigrated from Buchacz, Ukraine to Los Angeles United States in 1948
“We're looking for relatives named Scharf (also spelled Sharf and Szarf), Landman & Hausknecht. We hope that are NOT the only remaining children of the Scharf family. During World War II, our family was either killed or scattered. The family lived in Buchach (Buczacz),...”

Дорога

Vladimir Bychkov emigrated from Moscow, Soviet Union (USSR) to Chicago United States in 1975
“Владимир Бычков родился в Москве 24 января 1932 года. Oтца Владимира звали Иосиф, a его мать звали Шейна. Его семья жила в коммунальной квартире в Москве. По советским меркам у них был хороший доход, благодаря отцу, который работaл главным юрисконсультом в Mинистерстве...”

My long journey to freedom

Vladimir Bychkov emigrated from Moscow, Soviet Union (USSR) to Chicago United States in 1975
“Vladimir Bychkov was born in Moscow on January 24th, 1932. Vladimir’s father’s name was Iosif; his mother’s name was Sheina. He lived with parents in Moscow, in a communal apartment. His family was well off as his father was a lawyer and the chief legal advisor to the...”

Ilona Yeliseyeva: From Rags to Riches

Ilona Yeliseyeva emigrated from Riga, Latvia to New York United States in 1993
“My Story: Ilona Yeliseyeva Every immigrant family has its own story: a story of hardships, love, and eventual success. My story begins with my arrival in New York. I was visiting my friend and truly had no intentions of staying in this country. I always knew that America...”

С Е С Т Р А

Nina Gorodetskaya emigrated from Donetsk, Ukraine to San Francisco United States in 1990
“Мы с двоююродной сестрой Соней-одногодки, только она родилась в феврале, а я в мае. Мы жили в разных городах, виделись редко, но когда встречались не чаяли души друг к другу. Наши отцы - родные братья, выросли на Черниговщине, в селе Плиски и знали толк в сельско-...”

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