From the books of Maccabees to the Jewish sections of the Soviet Communist party.
In the end, the death of two Yiddish artists may have finally broken Robeson’s Communist resolve.
How to succeed in espionage without really trying.
The story of David Karr.
The heroism of Witold Pilecki.
The author of the recent Mosaic essay drops by to draw a picture of a now-vanished world of flamethrowers, washed-up ideologues, and true believers.
I am fortunate to have witnessed, and been offered, not only real madness but also real, and not delusional, goodness.
Airing the complicity of some American Jews with Soviet criminality is essential to the honor and the reputation of the Jewish people.
But notoriously some, like Morton Sobell, were both. For the Jewish community, their highly visible profile was a constant source of tension and embarrassment.
The case of Eric Hobsbawm.
The word “Jew” is never heard in The Mortal Storm, but the message is clear.
With the recent death of the unrepentant spy, his story, along with that of other American Jews steeped in Communism, can finally be told.