Hebrew Names

Or, Dreaming of Vardit

A lot of people i know were born with Hebrew names. On every organized trip to Israel I’ve been on, rollcall has been full of Hannahs and Esthers. Maybe an Avi or two. But because I was born in the extremely anti-Semitic Soviet Union and my parents didn’t want me to catch an asskicking every now and again, not to mention that my dad isn’t Jewish, they decided on a non-Hebrew name for me, Victoria. You can see that drama unfold here.

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