My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
The return of Rabinovich is the revival of a Soviet mentality in Putin’s Russia
Three historians argue that the threat of far-right extremists is no less urgent than the military danger from Moscow
As a Soviet Jewish émigré, I broke all ties to Russia and its language—or so I thought, until my daughter was born
The Kremlin’s interests in the region are deep—and it may see an opportunity to gain leverage in the current crisis
But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Cites Ukraine’s appointment of oligarchs as governors as reason for unrest
Russia has likened the protests to pogroms, but Jews have joined the movement because what’s at stake is an independent future