December 2017

Yana's father pictured, on left, with another military member.

Miracles in the Gulag: My Father’s Years in Labor Camp

In the spirit of Hanukkah, the Jewish celebration of historical miracles, OFJCC staffer Yana Z. describes the miracles of the time her father spent in the gulag. “I am a prisoner of conscience and I don’t conform to the norms of others. I always thought in a different way and did things...