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Ukrainian Jewish Oligarch Steps Aside, For Now

Igor Kolomoisky resigns governorship following weeklong confrontation

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1989 and the Jews

Eastern Bloc liberalism changed the Former Soviet Union and now Ukraine. Will the Velvet Revolution end there?

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On the Road With Bernard-Henri Lévy, the Planet’s Last Superstar French Intellectual

From Paris to Benghazi to Dhaka to Kiev, France’s most prominent, and tireless, public philosopher is also its de facto statesman

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Meet the French Philosopher’s Son Manning the Intellectual Barricades in Kiev

Raphael Glucksmann should be with his family in Paris, but he’s too busy defending the nascent liberal democracy in Ukraine

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Putin Warned of Fascism in Ukraine, But a Look Across Europe Suggests He’s to Blame

A visit to Kiev’s Jewish institutions reveals Jews there are less concerned about their neighbors at home than the bully next door

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Fleeing Crimea for Crown Heights

Chabad emissary forced to leave her community amidst Russian occupation

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Are Jews in Ukraine Under Threat?

Racist nationalists are not determining the direction of the Maidan movement

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After Yanukovych, Maidan’s Next Fight Will Be To Preserve a Ukraine Safe for Minorities

Russia has likened the protests to pogroms, but Jews have joined the movement because what’s at stake is an independent future

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Pin the Crime on the Jew: Blood Libel and the Case of Mendel Beilis

Edmund Levin plumbs trial transcripts to examine how one of Russia’s biggest court cases fed on the myth of Jewish malice

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Kiev’s Jewish Protestors; Yeshiva U. Cuts Budget

Plus Kerry says spring peace deal still attainable, and more in the news

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As Pro-European Protests Seize Ukraine, Jewish Oligarch Victor Pinchuk Is a Bridge to the West

The steel magnate—son-in-law of the former president and once a symbol of post-Soviet nepotism—now advocates for the rule of law

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Daybreak: Al-Qaeda Plot Against Turkish Shul Foiled

Plus diplomats say chemical weapons were used by Assad in Syria

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In Ukraine, Discovering A Special Menorah

This week in Jewcy, our partner site

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Yiddishist Torn

Lost Books

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Anti-Anti-Semitism

World Without Nazism is a Kremlin-flavored Anti-Defamation League for the post-Soviet realm—but is it good for Jews?

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How To Spend 19 Hours in Kiev’s Airport

You get pretty upset, is how

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The Student Who Wouldn’t Go Away

How a bumbling immigrant from Kiev became a literary sensation

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