Soviet Jewry

Jews were expected to transform their shtetl values, religious traditions, and bourgeois attitudes into muscular exemplars of humanity’s ideal, the New Soviet Man.

Sept. 12 2022 12:01AM

The beginnings of the Doctors’ Plot.

Sept. 2 2022 12:01AM

During World War II, nearly 40,000 Jews found their way to Bishkek.

Levi Bridges
Aug. 30 2022 12:01AM

And its importance for Jews.

Gary Dreyer
Aug. 24 2022 12:01AM

Communist propaganda helped to form modern hatred of Israel.

Avner Yeshurun
June 17 2022 12:01AM

A new documentary about the man who captured Ukraine’s Jewish music.

Andrew Silow-Carroll
March 24 2022 12:01AM

The Jewish community will be reimbursed for hundreds of buildings that were expropriated during World War II.

Emma Bubola
Feb. 17 2022 12:01AM

Jewish refugees in “Little Odessa” contend with the legacy of anti-Semitism.

Raina Weinstein
Feb. 16 2022 12:01AM

“All the resources of a superpower cannot isolate a man who hears the voice of freedom.”

Dec. 30 2021 12:01AM

“The freedom of enslaved people is America’s business.”

Jacob Kornbluh
Dec. 8 2021 12:01AM

Gary Shteyngart’s tendentious attack on brit milah.

Hayim Leiter
Oct. 19 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