"Kein ayin hara!"
Eugene's mother and a music teacher. She emigrated to New York during the anti-Semite riots that occurred after the Russian Revolution. She is talented at playing the piano, and is also every bit of a typical Jewish mother.
"I come to this country with two dollars in my pocket, Eugene! TWO DOLLARS!!!"
Eugene's father. Also emigrated to NYC to avoid the anti--Semite riots that erupted in his hometown after the fall of the Russian Empire. He is a retired WWII veteran and a proud US Marine. He has mixed feelings on the USSR being an Allied power, although he's glad that the Soviet Jews fought against their Nazi German occupiers.
"A man told me that for a woman, I was very opinionated. I said, 'for a man, you're kind of ignorant'."
Eugene's older sister and the eldest of the Green siblings. She loves Russian ballet and has dreams of being a famous ballet dancer.
"I'll need a whole lifetime to polish my craft."
Eugene's younger sister and the youngest of the Green siblings. She is a talented violinist and a good baker. She loves baking bagels.