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Anna Brener

Anna Brener was born in Ovruch, Ukraine. On December 11, 1996 Anna immigrated America to Brooklyn, NY with her parents and grandparents. Anna still currently lives in Brooklyn, New York where she is happily married and raising her son.

Anna studied in a yeshiva of Nefesh Academy in Brooklyn, New York from 1996 to 2004. She was an honor student and valedictorian. Anna graduated from University of Phoenix in 2008 with a degree in Social Work. For several years she has worked as a Legal Assistant for a Law Firm in New York City.

Zhidovka: A Jew in Ukraine

Zhidovka: A Jew in Ukraine


As a child, that dreadful word Zhid echoed through my hometown. Don’t think the anti-Semitism is no longer there.