The great Russian Jewish writer was caught between revolution and daily life, Bolsheviks and Jews, a desire to kill and an inability to pull the trigger. Did he ever choose?

Dec. 6 2021 12:01AM

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

Aug. 23 2019 12:01AM

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

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