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Elisheva Bikhovsky, One of the Greatest Poets in the Modern Hebrew Language, Wasn’t Jewish

A casualty of a naïve belief in Israel’s potential to adopt a secular Hebrew culture beyond Judaism’s defining religious difference, the Russian-born writer was also revived as a feminist icon in the 1970s

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Ukrainian Politician Nadia Savchenko Questions ‘Jewish Yoke’ Over Country

The anti-Semitic remarks are a confounding addition to the legacy of a national heroine

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U.S. Judge Fines Russia $44 Million for Refusing to Hand Over Centuries-Old Chabad-Lubavitch Texts

The decades-long legal battle over rightful home for historic collection continues

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When My Baby Says Her First Word, Will It Be in English or in Russian?

As a Soviet Jewish émigré, I broke all ties to Russia and its language—or so I thought, until my daughter was born

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