Despite its origins in the work of the Jewish Karl Marx, communism never served the Jewish people particularly well.
Kerler and his wife, Anya, were among the first “refuseniks;” in 1979, the Soviet government finally allowed them to emigrate to Israel.
A personal account of the journey up to the Arctic Circle where Soviet authorities had unceremoniously buried the great Yiddish writer in 1950.
Hody Nemes’s grandfather’s most meaningful Passover came when he couldn’t have a Seder — because he was a slave in a forced labor camp.
What was the relationship between Miriam Hoffman’s mother and Stalin? They both used the same railway tracks: he on his way to the Kremlin, she on her way to the Gulag.