Eugenia Vainberg, originally from Kiev, Ukraine, arrived in Cleveland as a Russian Jewish refugee in 1977. She starts by explaining the persecution she and other Jews had to face while living in communist Russia. For Vainberg, mathematical and scientific achievements were the common threads that wove throughout her life. Once she arrived in Cleveland, Vainberg explains that the Jewish community was strong and supportive. She and her family found great success in Cleveland and elsewhere in the United States.
Vainberg, Eugenia (interviewee)
Schnoke, Molly (interviewer)
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"Eugenia Vainberg interview, 25 October 2016" (2016). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 913047.