No one seems to know exactly how many Soviet Jews were executed by the Soviet Union in the basement of Moscow’s Lubyanka Prison on August 12, 1952.
“Yiddish writers were among those who famously suffered because of the Hebrew-or-nothing attitude.”
While trying to make the story of Jewish immigration current, “Amerike: The Golden Land” trivializes Jewish experience
“I never wear a yarmulke,” Weinstein said. “But I do when I come into this neighborhood. It’s a sign of respect.”
Jewish villagers may have gone hungry during the week but the community always provided them with at least fish and challah for shabbos.
The poet explains how writing in the ghetto and forests helped him overcome the psychological toll that the invading Germans had taken on him.
Review: This new volume of essays includes analyses of a fascinating travelogue by the Soviet-Yiddish writer, Der Nister
Yankel found women inscrutable, yet hated himself for caring so much what was on their minds.
Learn this easy way to make delicious roast chicken and pick up some Yiddish by watching our cooking show “Eat in Good Health.”
The memoirs of the Ukrainian author Yuri Smolich reveal interesting aspects of the Soviet Yiddish writer’s personality and ideology.
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