The (fictional) Jewish prisoner who brought about Solzhenitsyn’s conversion.

Gary Saul Morson
Aug. 23 2019 12:01AM

Refuting an anti-Semitic libel need not involve papering over Soviet crimes.

Gary Saul Morson
Jan. 14 2019 12:01AM

Nikolai Freudenstein/Yuri Felsen.

Bryan Karetnyk
July 24 2018 12:01AM

Only the Red Army tried to prevent pogroms.

Michael Stanislawski
Oct. 26 2017 12:01AM

Is the central figure of Darkness at Noon (1940), Arthur Koestler’s highly influential anti-totalitarian novel, a Jew? Koestler said no; the evidence suggests otherwise.

Izak Dimenstein
May 21 2014 12:01AM

Neither Nazism nor Bolshevism would have been conceivable without the disaster that was World War I.  

Feb. 28 2014 12:01AM