When people ask questions about my Soviet past, the answers aren’t easy. I’d rather be defined by my future.
As a Soviet Jewish émigré, I broke all ties to Russia and its language—or so I thought, until my daughter was born
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?
Jews have lived in the area since ancient times, and leaders from Catherine the Great to Stalin encouraged their settlement there
Russia has likened the protests to pogroms, but Jews have joined the movement because what’s at stake is an independent future
The Soviet Jewish émigré and the founder of an American organization for LGBT Russian-speakers says, ‘We’re all activists now’
Ella German declined Oswald’s proposal, putting him on course to return to the U.S.—where he would assassinate the president