How two fundamental pillars of Western thought—classical Greek rationalism and monotheistic Jewish faith—collided in a remote area of the archipelago to produce a short-lived but influential communist
A visit to the only Jewish museum in Albania—Europe’s most Muslim nation and Islam’s most secular
Tablet is publishing works analyzing the state of the American left as part of an ongoing feature inspired by Paul Berman’s series of essays on the subject. The latest examines what’s behind the current revival of Communist-inspired politics, and where it’s leading.
100 years ago today the Bolsheviks seized power in Petrograd
Looking back on an American and Jewish experiment in communal living
An Israeli filmmaker works to revive the neglected, terrible history of Shoah victims in the Soviet Union
The Ukrainian government announced this week a new statue dedicated to a controversial nationalist. Elsewhere, scores of Lenin monuments are being torn down. But Soviet nostalgia remains ubiquitous.
Mark Greif’s thought-provoking new collection of essays defiantly refuses to lay waste our powers, getting and spending
‘The Left Front’ highlights American art made for the Soviet Union’s official “Jewish homeland”
‘The Age of the Crisis of Man’ traces the fall and rise of individualist pragmatism in America