On the 30-year anniversary of the Velvet Revolution ending Communism in Czechoslovakia, notes on how to transform a one-party state into a democracy in a matter of weeks
At a summer camp an hour from the banks of the Danube where thousands of their ancestors were shot only seventy years ago, young Jews from all over the world are gathering to celebrate.
Letters to and from the early-20th-century immigration service that sent thousands of Jews to America’s heartland
Making sense of a new Pew study on ‘religious belief and national belonging in Central and Eastern Europe’
Performs with B’way star Dudu Fisher for casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, IDF legend E. Lebovitz, former camp inmates
S. An-sky created a survey—never completed—on shtetl life in the 1910s. Its 2,087 questions offer a fascinating window on the Pale of Settlement.
By arguing that Nazi and Soviet crimes are equal, Lithuania is airbrushing the Holocaust out of its history