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Page B-IO. HERITAGE, Florida Jewish News, Friday, September 21. 1979 GRANDFATHER LEBYA TARNARIDER and granddaughter Marina Pyatetsky haue a heart.theart talk about their new home. ( P t WITH SO much to look at in his new home Yury Tarnarider has to keep his eyes on every angle. Russian Jews Show Eagerness to Stoy and Photos by TINKER SALE HERITAGE Staff The 16 Russian Jews who have joined Orlando's community came here from cities with strange-sounding names -- Tashkent, Uman, and the famous old center of Russian Jewish culture, Kiev, where, they said, "every stone hates the Jews." They came here -- the grandparents, children and grandchildren, in fearful confusion and tears, unsure of their welcome yet eager to start sharing their Jewish lives, proud possessors of new apartment keys that bestowed new freedoms of independence and a right to private lives. Now there are six branches of two Russian families here, neighbors in an apartment complex. Within hours of their arrival they had begun to ask about job possibilities, and to try out limited but enthusiastic English on the volunteers who were helping them get started. As the shock of arrival wore off, they began to talk about themselves and the existence as social outcasts they had left behind. Yid, yid, yid..." is the taunt that follows Jews in the Soviet Union everywhere, they said. At school, on the streets or at work, Jews could never be free of calling. One could not pretend. Viktor daily life for the Jews in Russia is a matter of without progress. "There could never he any for our children, no better jobs or university Thus, while there was no open Jewish culture, no, worship and no Jewish news, there was also avoid a Jewish stigma, had they so wished. "Once a; always a Jew." "We did not ever wish not to be Jewish," "We had a great desire to be free Jews, and to better future for our children as Jews. In never get better jobs. Here, if we work hard, we cart progress." Viktor's grandfather was a rabbi. He and t] 4 Russians have retained many Jewish customs and I' as well as fluent Yiddish, "the language of the Russia." Learning Hebrew, the Russians become easier as they mastered English. Sixty-three-year-old Lebya Tarnarider is World War II veteran and rated slightly higher standards than he would have medted as a JeW. fierce in his joy at leaving Russia. "1 am proud POSING In their new apartment are (! to r) Sonya Tarnarider, Marina Pyatetsky and Bella and Leonid Pyatetsky. GOLDA DANSKER gives a look of . receives flowers upon her arrival to OrlandO' 00zpp00 00eav WE HAVE EVERYTHING UNDERTHE SUN TO 1112 YOU SAVE. Saving can be tough to do. So we do everything possible to make it easy. We have specially trained counselors to advise you. A full range of savings plans to fit your needs, each paying the highest interest allowed by law. And every Sun Bank offers 24-hour banking, telephone transfers and automatic transfers to make saving converuent! So come save at Sun Bank... the Savings place! M{'mt,f FDIC `.'H1111118 ' C i 00e00cinqs Ar}.o BE00 i LLIISI006 i FOP,. A 12App/ , I00.6W y'EAgo i i | i --- 634 N. MiUs Ave. Orlando = -IIIIIIIIIIIIIlUlIIIilIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII Colonial Photo & Hobby We hope your year is free of worrY, Full of good health and happinesS, And there is peace in the world. The Klimbergs Harriet, Alby and family Klimberg & Kaye Insurance ACTION CENTER 420 Sanlando Springs Rd. (Hwy. 434) Longwood, Florida i iii