- Desde Europa del Este a los EEUU, y desde España a Chile: las raíces de mi identidad
- From Eastern Europe to the USA, and from Spain to Chile: the roots of my identity
Due to the varied ascendancy, my home has always been a shelter of cultural pluralism. On the one hand, my father is an American Jew, whose origins go back to the Russian Empire. On the other hand, my mother is a Chilean Catholic, whose ancestors were mainly Spaniards who arrived to Chile in the beginning of the Colonial era. Thus, I was brought up in an amalgam of traditions and identities that nowadays define me. However, this process was not easy, for I had to investigate my paternal roots, which used to be unknown to me. I decided to narrate in this text my family memoirs, telling the stories of my four grandparents, in a journey that took me across the history of many countries, and that concludes with who I am today.
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