Although I am not remarkably well-educated, I have always wanted to marry a well-educated boy of the Jewish faith.One of my girlfriends took me to the Oriental ball organized by At first glance I thought him Italian.In my nearly 20 years experience as a Russian living in the West, I have found that almost all my fellows can be reduced to five basic types: 1) The White Russian; 2) The Sovok Jew; 3) The Egghead Emigre; 4) Natasha Gold-Digger; 5) Putin’s Expat.My background and qualifications to write on this topic? Much of the Russian community in the Bay Area (though not Sacramento!She was highly educated, respectful and thoughtful.
Isn’t it time you experienced the joy of falling in love with another Jewish single who sees you, loves you, and accepts you for who you are?
I hope this guide will entertain American and Russian (and Jewish) readers interested in what happens when their cultures interact and fuse, as well as those very Russian Americans who will doubtless see traces of themselves in at least one of the five main archetypes.
*** Arrived in: 1917-1920’s, 1945 Social origins: Clerks, Tsarist officials, aristocrats, White Army officers, philosophers.
The White Russians (or “White emigres”) are the officers, officials, and intellectuals who fled their country after the Russian Revolution.
Prominent examples included Zworykin (TV), Sikorsky (helicopters), and Nabokov (writer).