USSR

And Jewish groups have been duped.

Dan Diker and Yechiel Leiter
July 23 2021 12:01AM

Alexei Navalny doesn’t seek to avoid prison, but to defeat Putin.

Jan. 26 2021 12:01AM

A newly translated memoir of the gulag should (but probably won’t) remind those who still flirt with Communism what exactly they’re endorsing.

Jan. 26 2021 12:01AM

How a much-lauded historian with a genius for identifying similarities—but no eye for differences—misreads Jewish history.

Nov. 12 2020 12:01AM

Thanks to a small group of dedicated rabbis.

April 15 2019 12:01AM

Peretz Markish and the Schneersons.

Aug. 24 2016 12:01AM

In 1928, a “Jewish autonomous region” was set up in the far east to provide a home for Soviet Jewry. But, as a new book describes, it was no solution at all.

Aug. 11 2016 12:01AM

To understand why religion will never die, one need only look at the unrelenting efforts of Communist regimes to criminalize and crush faith; they failed.

Roger Scruton
June 6 2014 12:01AM

The fate of Christians and Jews under Communism should serve as a lesson to contemporary atheists for whom persecution is only another word for religion.

Diane Weber Bederman
Feb. 19 2014 12:01AM

“I could not be number-one [in chess], so I tried physics. And when I understood I would not be number-one in physics, I decided to. . .

Jan. 14 2014 12:00AM

While publicly feuding with Egypt’s Anwar Sadat, privately the USSR was preparing the ground for a war that began 40 years ago this week and. . .

Spyridon Mitsotakis
Oct. 8 2013 12:00AM

Seth Lipsky’s new biography of Abraham Cahan, founder of the Forverts, sheds light on his break with Marxist orthodoxy and anti-Zionism to form a new,. . .

Jonathan Brent
Oct. 8 2013 12:00AM

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. . .

Sam Sacks
June 27 2013 12:00AM