My Father was a Jew

Nadia Fradkova was reared by her Russian mother in a small town near Moscow. Her parents were divorced and she rarely saw her father, an assimilated Jew. She did not realize she too was a Jew until a group of children taunted her for being one.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "My Father was a Jew." (Viewed on September 17, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/my-father-was-jew>.

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