East European Jewry

Sidney Shachnow, in memoriam.

Richard Sandomir
Oct. 15 2018 12:01AM

Kabbalistic art and a new atlas.

Glenn Dynner
Oct. 4 2018 12:01AM

Max Spitzkopf, the Jewish Sherlock Holmes.

David Mazower, Elissa Sperling and Michael Yashinsky
Aug. 31 2018 12:01AM

His villa is now a ḥasidic summer camp.

Aug. 8 2018 12:01AM

A piece of 18th-century baroque architecture.

Jewish Heritage Europe
Aug. 6 2018 12:01AM

Of pogroms and animal carcasses.

Andrew Shea
June 11 2018 12:01AM

It wasn’t easy for an entire Jewish family to escape Eastern Europe in the mid-20th century. Ruth Wisse’s did.

May 17 2018 12:01AM

Shabbetai ha-Kohen’s books.

Prague Daily Monitor
Feb. 8 2018 12:01AM

Eliyahu Dessler, mussar, Aristotle, and the death of virtue.

Andrew Koss and Abraham Socher
Feb. 5 2018 12:01AM

Shtetl Love Song.

Mikhail Krutikov
Dec. 12 2017 12:01AM

In brilliantly charting the psychological effects of anti-Semitism on both its perpetrators and its victims, a newly translated 1934 novel outdoes even such master analysts as Freud and Proust.

Oct. 18 2017 12:01AM

A Polish-Jewish composer who survived Auschwitz as the camp’s musical conductor wrote in an elegant style out of step with his times. Now the times are coming around.

Sept. 27 2017 12:01AM

History, genetics, and linguistics agree.

Alexander Beider
Sept. 26 2017 12:01AM