How Yelena Goltsman Ended Up on the Front Lines in the Battle To Boycott the Olympics

The Soviet Jewish émigré and the founder of an American organization for LGBT Russian-speakers says, ‘We’re all activists now’

When I Found a Place Where I Belonged, I Finally Came to Love My Jewish Hair

I grew up hating my curly, unruly frizz. But on a trip to Israel, I found people who celebrated kinky locks—theirs and mine.

Google Palestine Hacked; Hamptons Eruv Fight

Plus Russian Jews for Jesus in Brighton Beach, and more in the news

In Brooklyn, Robocalls Charge Candidate Was a KGB Spy. But Who Made the Claim?

With a chance to finally elect one of their own to New York’s City Council, Russian politicos let their suspicions run wild

A Russian-Jewish DIY Sensibility in Brooklyn

Spending the day at Meshugeneh

Regina Spektor Performance Hits Close to Home

Russian-Jewish singer active in Jewish causes

Falling Star

Lost Books

Unlikely Martyr: Mikhail Khodorkovsky as Noble Dissident in Putin’s Russia

Newly released from prison, the Jewish tycoon was Russia’s wealthiest oligarch – and the Kremlin’s chief critic

Trans Siberian

Family recipes traveled from the remote Russian region to Japan, California, and finally Providence, R.I., carrying delicious tastes of the Old Country, including an unusual Passover treat

Lieberman, in New York, Meets With Russian Jews

Moldovan-born foreign minister performs outreach

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