Tag Archives: World War II (Soviet Union)

Landman, Mikhail – OH1711

Mikhail Landman grew up in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, and emigrated to the United States in 1991. He describes his family’s experiences during World War II, his childhood and education in the Soviet Union, the development of his Jewish identity, and his … Continue reading

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Datkhaev, Roben – OH1719

Dr. Roben Datkhaev emigrated from Dushanbe, Tajikistan, to Boulder in 1992, along with his family. He describes growing up in the Jewish community in Dushanbe, his education and his many years as a surgeon and chief medical director of a … Continue reading

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Fridman, Mikhail – OH1682

Mikhail Fridman emigrated from the Soviet Union to Boulder in 1992. In this interview he talks about government discrimination against Jewish people in the Soviet Union and the process of emigration. He compares life in Boulder to life in the … Continue reading

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Plam, Olga Plam – OH1647

Painter Olga Plam emigrated from the Soviet Union to the United States with her husband and son in 1977, after three years of trying to obtain an exit visa. She vividly describes the persecution experienced by Jews in the Soviet … Continue reading

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