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Vladimir Feygin emigrated from Leningrad, USSR to Monterey, CA USA in 1989
“Меня зовут Владимир Фейгин. Я прибыл в США в январе 1989-го года. Отдельную историю о том как мне и моей семье удалось выехать из Советского Союза после 9 лет пребывания в отказе я уже изложил на этом сайте под названием «История борьбы». Итак после выезда из СССР я полагал...”


Yuzef Bronfman emigrated from Moscow, Soviet Union (USSR) to San Francisco United States in 1980
“Lenny is seeing his parents off at the Chop's Border Transfer Station on their way to United States in 1977. "The process of waiting for the permission to leave the country was a long and difficult one, but it was finally over and then came the day of the departure!...”

Places of Employment

Mila Svetnikova emigrated from Kiev, Ukraine to New York United States in 1990
“My parents were refuseniks since their first attempt to leave Russia in 1978. Those were dark times. Russian leader, comrade Leonid Brezhnev, (remember the guy with thick eye brows, speech impairment, and the chest full collection of medals of all peoples of the world?) and...”

Falling Down and Standing Up Again

Tamara Babadzhanova emigrated from Baku, Azerbaijan to New York United States in 1996
“Often times we take for granted the great safety and peace of our American homes. Before moving to the United States, I lived in Baku: where I was born and lived most of my days. Although life could not be characterized by particular wealth or great luxuries, and I had...”

A Life Full of Secrets

Frida Goldman emigrated from Gomel, Belarus to New York United States in 1990
“I immigrated to the United States in 1990, when I was 25 years old. I flew from Jerusalem, Israel, to JFK in New York City, however I was originally from Gomel, Belarus. I immigrated by myself, before the rest of my family. My parents came after me, and after them, my older...”

Long Road to Freedom

Lina Eydus emigrated from St. Petersburg, RUSSIA to San Jose United States in 1988
“In Russia, I was a teenager when I was arrested by the government for participating in a Purim Spiel. The police came to my friend’s house where we were rehearsing the play and all of us were taken to the police station. If a Jew wanted to go to services or celebrate a...”


Ilya Novofastovsky emigrated from Leningrad, Soviet Union (USSR) to New York United States in 1987
“История Ильи Новофастовского, успешного профи, ратующего за сердечность. Записала Наоми Зубкова Еврейское подполье Я родился в Ленинграде в 1973 году.Дядя моего дедушки - Шнеерсон. Так что в Любавичских кругах ко мне особое отношение, а я, со своей стороны, стремлюсь ему...”

Russian Jews Don't Cry

uri norwich emigrated from Novosibirsk, RUSSIA to New York United States in 1977
“Back on August 1, 2012 I posted an excerpt from my then newly published book “Russian Jews Don’t Cry” . It just went into 2nd edition, and it appears that many, many people found it quite interesting. I'd like to offer to your readers another small excerp, and this time...”

Lyudmila Teply emigrated from Lugansk, Ukraine to Tiberia Israel in 1997
“В Израиль я с семьей приехала в 1997 году, когда мне было 32 года. Мы приехали в Израиль из Украины, г.Луганска. Приехали мы в город Тверия, где и живём по сей день. Моя семья : муж Сергей и сын Денис. Также в г.Тверия живут мать мужа и его брат с семьей, они приехали через...”


Vladimir Bychkov emigrated from Moscow, Soviet Union (USSR) to New York United States in 1974
“In 1973, the possibility of emigration from the Soviet Union started looming on the horizon. Because the Jewish religion in the USSR was destroyed, anti-Semitism was the only force behind a notion of being Jewish. A strong awakening of Jewish identity occurred with the...”