Russian Jewry

Almost every week reports emerge of new outbursts of anti-Jewish prejudice.

Nov. 14 2022 12:01AM

A long hiatus may be coming to an end.

Cnaan Liphshiz
Oct. 3 2022 12:01AM

Basmanny justice.

Aug. 31 2022 12:01AM

“From every perspective, it’s better for Jews not to be in Russia.”

Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt
Aug. 10 2022 12:01AM

Smuggled political literature from Jewish New Yorkers helped.

Julia Métraux
June 1 2022 12:01AM

“It is so fragile, literally crumbling apart.”

Zvika Klein
May 19 2022 12:01AM

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

Putin has kept the beast of traditional Russian anti-Semitism chained in its lair—for now.

Dec. 2 2021 12:01AM

But a new biography argues that the poet wasn’t very Jewish or even very anti-Soviet.

Oct. 11 2021 12:01AM

Beware the Gentile who doesn’t cross himself in front of a church.

Sept. 1 2021 12:01AM

The case of Pauline Wengeroff.

Shulamit Magnus
March 15 2021 12:01AM

If victory in the Six-Day War was a mixed blessing, the Russian aliyah was just a blessing.

Nov. 30 2020 12:01AM

At the end of the 1980s, Israel was barely managing its finances and its security. Then a substantial part of the professional and cultural elite of a superpower showed up.

Nov. 23 2020 12:01AM

The Israeli journalist and author of our November essay joins us to talk about the lives featured in his work.

Nov. 19 2020 12:27AM