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.

Donate

Help us elevate the voices of Jewish women.

donate now

Get JWA in your inbox

Read the latest from JWA from your inbox.

sign up now

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "My Father was a Jew." (Viewed on April 19, 2024) <http://jwa.org/media/my-father-was-jew>.