Florina Rodov has written for The Atlantic, Shondaland, Newsweek and others. She was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in nonfiction, receiving a notable mention, and is working on a book.
By Florina Rodov
Putin is no match for my Jewish Ukrainian babushka
With a little Krav Maga training, my grandmother is a force to be reckoned with.
The ultimate response to antisemitism? Learn Yiddish
When my dad was growing up in Leningrad in the former Soviet Union, he’d beat up the neighborhood kids for calling him a “zhyd”—a pejorative term for Jew that’s akin to “kike.” His flair for fighting was prophetic, as he grew up to be a professional boxer. When he and my mom started dating, she…
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צו שלום־עליכמס יאָרצײַט — אַן אַרטיקל פֿון אַ מאַראָקאַנישער צײַטונג אין 1916For Sholem Aleichem’s yortsayt — an article from a Moroccan newspaper in 1916
דער מחבר פֿונעם פֿראַנצייזישן אַרטיקל האָט געלעבט אין אַ נישט־אַשכּנזישער סבֿיבֿה אָבער איז געװען באַהאַװנט אין דער ייִדישער ליטעראַטור.
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