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Let me tell you myStory

HIAS preserves the stories of those who emigrated from the Soviet Union, the FSU, and other countries to provide insight into the struggles of generations of immigrants who now call America home. Contribute to this archive—be part of history—by telling your story now.

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My Grandfather

Posted by Bec Korov on 08/17/14 at 4:20 pm

This is the story of my grandfather’s participation in World War II and his immigration from the USSR to New York....

My Test Story

Posted by Frank Rotondi on 08/09/14 at 8:04 pm

I have a long story and I hope I can post it...

Caged

Posted by Naomi Keis on 07/28/14 at 10:56 am

My grandmother’s story is both tragic and amazing. The trials she went through reflect the reality of Jewish life in the Soviet Union. Every ill that a Jew in ...

Forever Grateful to HIAS

Posted by Irene Kushner on 07/12/14 at 9:46 am

http://www.hias.org/en/post/hias-blog/rescue-full-circle25-years...

My Family's Immigration

Posted by on 07/06/14 at 3:13 pm

When my family comes together for holidays and birthdays, they always end up talking about their life in Kiev. I was born in the United States; their memories feel like ...

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myStory Blog

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