Harvey Klehr

Harvey Klehr is the co-author, with John Haynes, of The Secret World of American Communism and Venona: Decoding Soviet Espionage in America. His new book, The Millionaire Was a Soviet Mole: The Twisted Life of David Karr, is forthcoming in July from Encounter.

Few American Jews Were Communists, and Many Fewer Were Spies

But notoriously some, like Morton Sobell, were both. For the Jewish community, their highly visible profile was a constant source of tension and embarrassment.

June 11 2019 12:01AM

Communism, Zionism, and the Jews: A Brief Romance

Communist parties worldwide, including in the U.S. and Palestine, took their orders from Moscow, which meant that—with one consequential exception—they opposed Zionism.

Nov. 20 2017 12:01AM