In Russia, food was actually a lot better. Peasant food is better for you.
It’s not a Christmas tree. It’s a ‘yolka’.
When Anna Katsnelson, a Soviet refugee, came to the States with her Jewish family in 1989, her immigrant parents heard wild tales about unhygienic yeshivas and public schools rife with sex, drugs and HIV. The solution? Send the girl to Catholic school instead.