Robert Service explores the final year of the last tsar of Russia, Nicholas II.tra
"My idea of being a Jew is in the alignment of the history of the Jews in Russia."
While staunchly proud Jews and Zionists, many in the communities, especially in the US, are unable to pay for an exorbitantly-priced Jewish education for their children.
Lesin was once head of the state-controlled media giant Gazprom-Media but resigned in 2014.
Reports emerging from Russia in recent days have suggested that Thomas Leviev, a student at the Moscow State Institute for International Relations, age 18, was the son of Lev Leviev.
The lone assailant delivered a single projectile to Ustinov’s neck before fleeing the scene.
Rabbi Avi Weiss tells the story of the struggle for Soviet Jewry from an insider’s perspective.
Slepack, realizing there was no future for Jews in the communist Soviet Union, spent years planning his exit, aliya.
“His murder is the low point in a process that started about two years ago which has left the Jewish intelligentsia and its milieu feeling more uneasy than ever before in post-communist Russia.”