Shmuel Yefimovich Plavnik was a poet, writer and political activist who translated Yiddish literature into Belarusian.
Alumni of a Reform Jewish youth group spent days in detention. They said they were just walking down the street when they were arrested.
Belarus has about 20,000 Jews.
The mass grave was found in Brest in February, containing human remains belonging to adults and children as well as clothes and shoes.
He reportedly converted to Islam during his military service, after having met his wife, who is Arab.
The hometown in Belarus of the late artist Marc Chagall saw its first opening of a synagogue in over a century.
MINSK, Belarus At the age of 36, Yishai Malkin and his family are leading what millions of people in the former Soviet Union would consider a cha
KHATYN, Belarus — Even by Soviet standards, the massive memorial complex near Minsk to the victims of Nazi atrocities stands out for its im…
The fact that Jared Kushner met with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton during the campaign is well known.
Residents of Novogrudok are proud of the Kushners, who are locally famous for escaping from the town ghetto during the Holocaust.