Even chief rabbis have obligations to the Jewish people.
And from the movement for Soviet Jewry.
From art to crude propaganda.
As Soviet history shows, it’s an approach that’s bound to fail.
The idea that the USSR ever constituted any kind of “homeland” for any Jewish person is an infamy.
With the help of an “Esperanto” club.
From the books of Maccabees to the Jewish sections of the Soviet Communist party.
In the end, the death of two Yiddish artists may have finally broken Robeson’s Communist resolve.
The arrest records of Levi Yitzḥak Schneerson.
Stalin made the Shoah a taboo subject.
Pinḥas Kahanovitsh, the Concealed One.
A rabbi’s son recalls the revival of Judaism in the Russian capital.
Disillusionment with Communism went hand in hand with an embrace of Jewishness.