Black Lives Matter and Self-Hating Jews
The BLM movement is spreading the libel that the Jews of Israel practice genocide. Self-hating Jews, once again, poison whatever they touch.
· August 25, 2016
Our Family’s Twin Passover Tales: Escaping From Egypt and the Soviet Union
My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
Rivy Poupko Kletenik
· April 14, 2014
Before Crimea Was an Ethnic Russian Stronghold, It Was a Potential Jewish Homeland
Jews have lived in the area since ancient times, and leaders from Catherine the Great to Stalin encouraged their settlement there
· March 4, 2014
Women of the Gulag: From Stalin to Pussy Riot
A new history and film remind amnesiac Russia of the individual lives shattered and disfigured by Stalinist oppression
· January 8, 2014
Surviving Stalin’s Purges
Why couldn’t Soviet Jews see the dictator—who died 60 years ago—for the anti-Semitic murderer that he was?
· February 26, 2013
To Russia With Loathing
It’s time to take on Russia
· January 3, 2013
The Enemies of Our Enemies
The Salafis, Sunni Islamic extremists, are at least opposed to the most dangerous U.S. adversaries, the Shiites
· May 30, 2012
Visual Art & Design
Hitler? There’s an App for That
Developers are creating Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini iPhone apps that offer little more than propaganda. And Apple’s gatekeepers approve them.
· April 23, 2012
A new English-language translation of the short stories of Soviet writer Der Nister, or The Hidden One, brings his enigmatic Yiddish work to light
· December 2, 2011
Life and Fate
, Vasily Grossman’s indispensable account of the horrors of Stalinism and the Holocaust, puts Jewishness at the heart of the 20th century
· November 30, 2011
David Shneer’s new book on Soviet Jewish photographers and the pictures they took offers a new perspective on 20th-century history, from the Russian Revolution to the Holocaust
· January 17, 2011