Digging Up My Jewish Roots in My Grandfather’s Ukrainian Village
My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
· April 17, 2014
How We Freed Soviet Jewry
Twenty-five years ago today, a rally of 250,000 people changed the fate of Jews worldwide. An oral history.
· December 6, 2012
Shamir’s Greatest Legacy?
On the late prime minister’s watch, over 14,000 Ethiopian Jews were airlifted to Israel in a day and a half
· July 3, 2012
The Cold War’s Arab Spring: How the Soviets Created Today’s Middle East
Stolen Kremlin records show how the Soviets, including Gorbachev, created many of today’s Middle East conflicts
· June 20, 2012
In Gal Beckerman's telling, the story of the Soviet Jewry movement becomes one of modern Jewish history's great dramas
· November 2, 2010
Daybreak: Hard Not To Feel the Hope
Plus Israel’s Gorbachev, and more
· September 2, 2010