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Lev Levanda spent decades advocating for Jewish assimilation into Russian culture. It all changed after pogroms shook the empire…
Hostage-taking and forced migration were just two methods used by Russian forces in Ukraine and Poland a century ago
Long before the State of Israel, the two men worked together at a Jewish bank and Jewish self-defense organization in Brest-Litovsk
How Jewish was the international tongue that never quite made it…?
Land of Israel
Rebecca Affachiner trailblazed across multiple continents, and she did it all as a single, religious Jewish woman…
“Mr. Shushani” reportedly knew the entire Hebrew Bible, Talmud and countless other texts by heart. His Nobel-laureate student never knew his real name.
The complicated and all-but-forgotten legacy of Saul Borovoi
1871 article: “Hardly anybody knows that war affects the weather strongly and causes heavy rain falls, strong winds, thunder and lightning.”
Photo taken by an Austrian soldier provides a rare glimpse
A rare manuscript reveals that even in the midst of Soviet oppression there were Jews who insisted on preserving a remnant of their ancestors’ faith.
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