Count Potocki wouldn’t have been the only proselyte burned at the stake.
Archivists have restored and preserved an extraordinary trove of documents.
“With what words could we appear before audiences and avoid dishonoring their anguish?”
The dramas of Vilna in the 1920s are not so far removed from the dramas an Orthodox rabbi’s wife sees playing out in the 2020s.
The ruins of the Jerusalem of Lithuania.
Penitential prayers from Piove di Sacco.
Vilna’s Jewish graveyard and its martyred caretaker.
The Strashun Library, and the heroism of those who saved it.
“In 1776 we went up to our land.”
The first great Jewish catastrophe of the 20th century.
The story of the Vilna Troupe.