A child chess prodigy, he kept himself sane in solitary confinement by playing chess in his mind: “I played thousands of games, and I won them all.”
The skeleton of the unknown warrior lay beneath the courtyard of a ninth-century Czech castle, one hand on the pommel of an iron sword.
Paul Robeson spoke Yiddish and sang beautifully in the language. His role in Yiddish literary history is, however, decidedly tragic.
American Jews should beware of the left’s growing anti-Zionism. It gives me flashbacks to the horrors I experienced as a Jew in the USSR.
Only naive observers believed that in the 1920s writers like Dovid Bergelson and Moyshe Kulbak returned to the USSR solely for ideological reasons.
In Russia, food was actually a lot better. Peasant food is better for you.
Grainy footage of a shirtless, hammered Bernie Sanders singing ‘This Land Is Your Land’ is making the rounds on Twitter.
Yenta Mash’s writing poignantly reflects the lives of Jews forced to move to Siberia during World War II.
He said the request gave him flashbacks to the religious persecution he experienced in Moscow in the former Soviet Union.
In Europe today, the only national Jewish communities with female presidents – there are three among more than 20 – are from FSU countries.