These Jews, many of whom are Holocaust survivors, did what they could to endure a Communist regime that discriminated relentlessly against them.
As others flock to popular Chabad programs, Jewish converts are choosing to stay in the more stringent Moscow Choral Synagogue.
For decades, Russia’s Jewish journalists and commentators have been at the forefront of those fearlessly speaking truth to power.
Review: This new volume of essays includes analyses of a fascinating travelogue by the Soviet-Yiddish writer, Der Nister
Gary Cherkassky’s grandmother, who is 80 years old, isn’t on Facebook or Instagram. She doesn’t even have a smartphone. But if you are a Russian Jew, chances are you’ve probably heard what she has to say somewhere on the internet.
Sasha Senderovich’s story is an exception to the typical experience of younger Russian Jews, who found it all but impossible to convince relatives to shift course.
Some 300 women had applied to participate in the contest.
Russian Jews have enough smarts to evaluate political options and make informed choices out of their own preferences, Dmitry Gringauz writes.
You’d think people who left their homeland to escape anti-Semitism — and whose families include victims of the Holocaust and the Gulag — would see the signs.
At a senior center in South Brooklyn, the old Jewish immigrants from the former Soviet bloc can’t wait to vote for Donald Trump.