Only naive observers believed that in the 1920s writers like Dovid Bergelson and Moyshe Kulbak returned to the USSR solely for ideological reasons.
Given our digital readership growth over the past few years I feel optimism about the Forverts’ future.
Nostalgia songs took on a profoundly somber tone after the Jewish communities of the towns they mentioned were murdered in the Holocaust.
The chocolates were certified kosher. But why was the paper honoring a Christian holiday?
Ashkenazi Hasidim use a Sephardi prayer book, and the bonfires and haircutting ceremonies on Lag B’Omer are distinctly Sephardi rituals.
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