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Friday, December 16, 2016

Denver Post: Seen: Jewish Family Service honors retiree Yana Vishnitsky



Denver Post: Seen: Jewish Family Service honors retiree Yana Vishnitsky

An article about our fundraiser, "Yana! A Farewell Celebration" was featured in the "Seen" column of The Denver Post on December 15, 2016:

On Feb. 3, 1978, 31-year-old Yana Vishnitsky stepped off of an airplane and onto American soil, accompanied by her then-husband and their 4-year-old son, Vitaly. The family had left St. Petersburg, Russia, where she had been a patent attorney and mechanical engineer, to build a better life and be free to practice their Jewish faith.

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