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Размышления о Жизни в Израиле

Sergey Boim emigrated from Evpatoriya, Ukraine to Bat-Yam Israel in 2000
“Я приехал в Израиль в 2000 году. В 44х летнем возрасте вместе с женой сыном, дочерью и родителями жены. Мы живём семьёй в 6 человек. Переехали из Украины г. Евпатории в г. Бат-Ям; здесь же и живём по сей день. Этот город был выбран нами по совету маклера, к которому мы...”

Russian Jews Don't Cry

uri norwich emigrated from Novosibirsk, RUSSIA to New York United States in 1977
“Back in August , 2012 and February 15 of this year, I posted some excerpts from my then newly published book “Russian Jews Don’t Cry” . It continues attracting many new readers. I'd like to offer to you another small excerp. Once again, it's related to experiences of many...”


Vladimir Bychkov emigrated from Moscow, Soviet Union (USSR) to New York United States in 1974
“Our Alitalia plane landed in Kennedy Airport at 7pm on April 29, 1975. The lifetime dream came true. It is difficult to appreciate what I had felt. A new life was about to begin. We expected to see a large building full of lights. Instead, it was smaller than airport in...”

История моего переезда и жизни в Израиле

Boris Silin emigrated from Mariupol, Ukraine to Rishon LeZion Israel in 2001
“Я приехал в 2001 году. Мне было 16 лет. Приехал с родителями и дедушкой (отец матери) из Мариуполя Украина В Ришон ле Цион , сейчас живу тут же с родителями и дедушкой. Учился в школе как и все мои ровесники до 11 класса. Занимался спортом и проводил свободное время с...”

Где и как я встретил 22-е июня 1941-го

Iosif Serebrennikov emigrated from Los Angeles, United States to Moscow RUSSIA in 1995
“Яркое солнечное утро макушки лета 22 июня 1941-го года я встретил на службе рядовым бойцом доблестной и непобедимой рабоче-крестьянской Красной армии (РККА). В этот день у нас был выходным, подъём был не в 5 часов утра, а на час позже и завтрак не на трассе, а в...”

Hello, this is a friend from America

Barbara Berlant emigrated from San Francisco, United States to San Francisco United States in 1983
“In the spring of 1983, hundreds of people from the United States traveled to the former Soviet Union to try to help imperiled Jews. I was a wife, mother and businesswoman planning worldwide travel for my clients. I was the least likely person imaginable to ever meet someone...”

To Find the Meaning in One's Life

Natasha Shvets emigrated from Kirovograd, Ukraine to Cleveland United States in 2002
“Natasha was one of the most unforgettable and truly wonderful people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. Very rarely do we find a person both strong and kind enough to both perform and enjoy helping those in despair and without hope. She was a true heroine who found...”

My Family Story

Talia V.'s Family emigrated from Odessa, USSR to Boston United States in 1978
“The Beach – 1984 One summer day, some years ago, a group of beachgoers were enjoying a brilliant summer afternoon at Sea Street Beach on Cape Cod. For many families who emigrated from the Soviet Union to America, this was a popular destination. Their kids hung out together...”

My Family Story

David S.'s Family emigrated from Leningrad, USSR to Boston United States in 1978
““So grandson, do you know the story of how your great-great-grandparents came to America?” The year was 2058 and my grandson, Adam, was eight years old. He knew that his great-great-grandparents had come to America a long time ago, but he did not know the full story.“Yes...”

A second chance

Rebecca's Family emigrated from Leningrad, Soviet Union (USSR) to New York United States in 1978
“Soviet Russia was a force to be reckoned with. A powerful and cruel government, advanced in technology and intelligence not only held most of Western Europe and the United States in extreme discomfort during the enduring Cold War, but kept its civilians captive within its...”