Andrey Sheptytsky Welcomed Nazis to Ukraine. That’s Not the Whole Story.

Victor Pinchuk was awarded the Sheptytsky Medal at the Kiev Hilton, uniting Bernard-Henri Lévy, rabbis, presidents, glitterati

Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible in Putin’s Russia

The post-Soviet, postmodern illiberal kleptocracy as a harbinger and warning bell for—the West?

Three New Synagogues Dedicated Across Europe

German city of Cottbus gets first synagogue since 1938, in a former church

A Requiem for Russia’s Last Great Dissident, Valeriya Novodvorskaya

She was an enforcer of liberal morality in the face of cultish leader worship in the former Soviet Union. Who can take up her mantle?

Ukrainian Jews Fleeing Fighting Head for Israel

More than 150 Jews housed in temporary shelters while waiting to emigrate

Was Vladimir Jabotinsky the Zionist Nabokov?

A look at the fearsome ideologue’s brilliant Odessa family novel, ‘The Five’

What’s Wrong With Being Reasonable About the Middle East?

Nicholas Kristof’s totally reasonable, utterly delusional recipe for peace

Enough With Russia, Already: I Want To Be an American

When people ask questions about my Soviet past, the answers aren’t easy. I’d rather be defined by my future.

A Very Broken Hallelujah

Moscow produces most insufferable cover yet of Leonard Cohen’s classic

Jewish Voices From the Front Lines of Donetsk

Letters from the besieged city in Ukraine, from which Jews are making plans to flee civil unrest and political turmoil

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