Maxim D. Shrayer
By Maxim D. Shrayer
The Only Jewish Kid in His Moscow Class
Once, during a literature lesson in sixth or seventh grade, in around 1981, a note was passed to me from the back of the classroom. It was a sheet of paper ripped from a composition book. “To the Jew from the Russians” (“evreiu ot russkikh”) was scribbled in Russian on the front of the folded…
Vladimir Nabokov’s Son Says Famous Father ‘Was Close to Jewish Culture’
Dmitri Nabokov, the only child of Vladimir Nabokov and Véra Nabokov (nee Slonim), died 22 February, 2012, in Vevey, Switzerland, at the age of 77. Dmitri Nabokov was a person of many gifts and was one of the most dedicated Jewish sons I have ever encountered. In responding to his parents’ critics — or to…
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