Soviet Union

Fasting Out of Solidarity, Not Faith

Fasting Out of Solidarity, Not Faith
By October 2, 2014

From Ladispoli to Jerusalem, Yom Kippur is complicated for this Soviet-born Jew. Read More

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Meet Rubin Singer, the Jewish Designer Behind Beyonce’s Super Bowl Outfit

Meet Rubin Singer, the Jewish Designer Behind Beyonce’s Super Bowl Outfit
By February 5, 2013

The third-generation Russian designer talks being raised on fashion and dressing pop’s first lady Read More

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Regina Spektor Opens Up About Life in the Former Soviet Union

Regina Spektor Opens Up About Life in the Former Soviet Union
By August 28, 2012

The Soviet-born singer also discusses her new album, ‘What We Saw From the Cheap Seats,’ on NPR’s Fresh Air Read More

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Ode to a Refusenik Mother, From a Devoted Daughter

Ode to a Refusenik Mother, From a Devoted Daughter
By June 8, 2012

Jewcy’s Margarita Korol pays tribute to her mother and sheds light on the immigrant experience in new art exhibit Read More

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