Soviet insult and Nazi injury.
Ancestry records, memorial books, and more.
Where the Dutch queen approached the Munkatsher rebbe for a blessing.
And why Yiddish plays attracted Gentile audiences.
Are American Jews up to the task?
And devoted himself to reviving forgotten Jewish music.
In the mega-shtetl of Berdichev.
Vilna’s Jewish graveyard and its martyred caretaker.
The Strashun Library, and the heroism of those who saved it.
The Chmielnicki uprising left thousands of Jews dead, and changed intercommunal dynamics.
What Lucy Dawidowicz learned about the breakdown of social order and its effects on the Jews.
Hermann Struck’s World War I.
Ḥasidic women were patrons, pilgrims, and keepers of traditions.
S.Y. Agnon’s “Mistake.”