My grandfather told me his hometown no longer existed. But I found it—and finally came to appreciate my own heritage.
A visit to Kiev’s Jewish institutions reveals Jews there are less concerned about their neighbors at home than the bully next door
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
Century-old Soviet method of legitimizing national self-determination lives on
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
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?