Russian Jewry

Outwardly secure and flourishing, the community is a fraction of its former size and dwindling. What troubles the minds of those who stay?

March 6 2017 12:01AM

The St. Petersburg of the East.

Amy Qin
Aug. 16 2016 12:01AM

In art and in life.

Galya Diment
Aug. 15 2016 12:01AM

Aḥad Ha’am on Zionism and Israel.

July 22 2016 12:01AM

A prelude to the Holocaust?

Jeffrey Veidlinger, Elissa Bemporad, Efim Melamed and Eric Weitz
July 8 2016 12:01AM

Lugging suitcases or large woven bags—anything big enough to hold a carton of matzah without raising suspicion—tens of thousands made their way to underground bakeries.

April 28 2016 12:01AM

Formerly home to 30,000 Jews.

Susan Blumberg-Kason
March 30 2016 12:01AM

The Russian president isn’t anti-Semitic . . . yet.

Nov. 11 2015 12:01AM

Only on the surface.

Miriam Pollock
Oct. 14 2015 12:01AM

As told by the author of The Dybbuk.

Polly Zavadivker
Oct. 1 2015 12:01AM

The number of Jews leaving Russia rose steeply in 2014.

Roman Super and Claire Bigg
July 6 2015 12:01AM

The recently murdered politician was born to a Jewish mother.

Pinchas Goldschmidt
March 9 2015 12:01AM

David Rozenson, a St. Petersburg-born Jewish educator and activist, recently received an award from the World Wide Association for St. Petersburg Leadership in a ceremony. . .

David Rozenson
Feb. 19 2015 12:01AM

A major organ of Russia’s state-controlled press has published a dubious report on the distribution of wealth among the country’s various ethnic groups. Jews, unsurprisingly,. . .

Masha Gessen
Nov. 7 2014 12:01AM