Communism

Watch our recording of the classic Russian Jewish stories. Then stick around for the discussion with Natan Sharansky, Ruth Wisse, and Gary Saul Morson.

Dec. 27 2021 12:02AM

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 author of “The Eternal Return of Ethel Rosenberg” joins us for a discussion about his subject’s unending—and false—air of innocence.

Oct. 28 2021 12:01AM

Longing to leave liberalism behind, everyone from Catholics to Communists is experimenting with self-transformation. What’s fueling that desire, and is it strong enough to make the break?

May 3 2021 3:44AM

Poles who saved Jews feared retribution, while those who turned them in were exonerated.

April 19 2021 12:01AM

Uncovering a dark family secret.

Silvia Foti
March 11 2021 12:01AM

A newly translated memoir of the gulag should (but probably won’t) remind those who still flirt with Communism what exactly they’re endorsing.

Jan. 26 2021 12:01AM

As an “unrecognized” religion, Judaism is illegal.

Aaron Reich
Dec. 18 2020 12:01AM

How a much-lauded historian with a genius for identifying similarities—but no eye for differences—misreads Jewish history.

Nov. 12 2020 12:01AM

When Jews preferred Nazi ghettos to Soviet equality of rights.

Timothy Snyder
Oct. 5 2020 12:01AM

Even when Labor tried to nip it in the bud.

John Strawson
Sept. 15 2020 12:01AM

“More Jewish synagogues were destroyed during Communist times than under the Nazis.”

Robert Tait
May 11 2020 12:01AM

Remembering the truth about Jews and Communism.

March 30 2020 12:01AM