Category Archives: Immigration

  1. You Know What an Accent Means?

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    February 2, 2017 by Katia

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    “You know what an accent is, don’t you? It’s a sign of bravery” a friend chimed in on a Facebook …
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  2. The Struggle is Gift (and other things I wish I could tell my younger self)

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    December 6, 2016 by Katia

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    Hey, you. Remember being twelve years-old and having wise thoughts? Somehow traveling outside of your country for the first time, …
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  3. Seven Love Stories in Seven Days – #5: Dreams

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    September 23, 2016 by Katia

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    I used to have the best dreams, even when they were the worst ones. They spread all through me reaching …
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  4. Seven Love Stories in Seven Days – #3: Birds

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    September 21, 2016 by Katia

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    I immediately loved the birds. I’ve seen sparrows and doves back home, but when I moved to Canada, I was …
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  5. Why Putting Me in the “North American Jew” Box Doesn’t Work

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    April 21, 2016 by Katia

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    “So, I overheard you say that your son calls his dad Abba?” “Yes, we speak Hebrew at home. I’m from …
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  6. A Decade of Becoming – Saying Goodbye to My Thirties

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    March 16, 2016 by Katia

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    This is the last day of my thirties, a decade I’ve spent BECOMING. With only two years of marriage under …
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  7. The Feeling of Her Hand

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    October 20, 2015 by Katia

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    To my grandma on the eve of what would have been her ninety fourth birthday. I don’t know what it …
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