“My mother was a traditional Jew,” said Natasha. “She’d fast on Yom Kippur, wouldn’t allow bread into our home on Passover, and would pray often.”

But as a young girl, tradition didn’t interest me. I loved music and dreamt of being a famous singer. I wanted to be part of the Soviet cultural scene. My mother tried discouraging me from leaving my roots behind, but I was determined.” “My dream became a reality, singing and […]

Meet Hannah & Lia

“I’m counting the days until summer break is over. It seems like I don’t have enough days off while kindergarten is on break. If I don’t find a babysitter for her, I take her with me to work, and it’s not an easy ride. On the other hand, when I […]