Moscow Gets a Kosher Nightclub

The Shachar Club will serve kosher food and close for Shabbat

Moscow’s Long History of Intervening in Votes Like Crimea’s

Century-old Soviet method of legitimizing national self-determination lives on

Ahead of Referendum, Nothing Is Normal In Crimea

Jewish residents think about fleeing—if they have anywhere to go

Designers of New York’s High Line Set Their Sights on Moscow’s Former Ghetto

An ambitious new park is set to transform the dilapidated neighborhood that was once the Russian capital’s first Jewish quarter

Putin Refuses To Let the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Library Leave Moscow

An international cast of characters is embroiled in a bizarre legal dispute over the late rabbi’s personal collection of books

The Children of Refuseniks Report From the Frontlines of Putin’s Russia

Journalists Masha Gessen, Miriam Elder, and Michael Idov talk about a changing Russia and their place in it

Bulldozing Soviet Art

A series of exhibits focuses on Oscar Rabine. Did his 1978 exile to Paris clear new ground for dissident art?

A Look Back at a Soviet Simchat Torah

An unlikely celebration from Moscow–40 years ago

Moscow Goes Kosher

The Russian capital’s recent boom in kosher restaurants shows that kashrut isn’t just for Jews anymore

Regina Spektor Performance Hits Close to Home

Russian-Jewish singer active in Jewish causes

Moscow Synagogue Bombed After Neo-Nazi Verdict

Shul attack, murder of immigrants, and the Dutch Kosher ban

Sundown: Peace Now?

Plus Grayson’s back, trouble in Moscow, and more

Royal Wedding

Blumi Lazar’s nuptials—she’s the daughter of Berel Lazar, the chief rabbi of Russia—attracted 1,500 people to one of Moscow’s biggest parks, a scene that was unimaginable just 20 years ago

Bomb Rocks Jerusalem Bus Stop

Unattributed attack wounds dozens, kills one

Sundown: This Week’s ‘Celebration’

Plus oh hi Farrakhan, ‘Brooklyn Shore,’ and more in the news

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