Der Nister died in the gulag, just a few years before his colleagues were murdered.
From Lithuania to Brooklyn to Tel Aviv.
A post-Soviet Jew searches for traces of his great-grandparents.
Laying the groundwork for decades of Soviet anti-Semitism.
The contaminated soil of Marxist totalitarianism.
A humorous and poignant picture of the author’s hometown.
Murdered by the Soviets.
Moyshe Kulbak’s Zelmenyaners.
He’s now painting the Nazi-Soviet alliance in a positive light.
The late folksinger Pete Seeger sang paeans to Joseph Stalin even as the Soviet dictator was dispatching millions to the Gulag and preparing for the. . .
A German art historian offers a mesmerizing tour of the luminaries, many of them Jewish, at the heart of European culture before World War. . .
Vasily Grossman’s magnum opus, Life and Fate, ranks among the greatest novels ever written about World War II. The USSR banned it—among other reasons, for. . .