Jewish Journal

Lev Gorodetsky

  • Jewish Folk Dance in Bolshoi

    September 28, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Everything looked normal under the columns of the main entrance of the Moscow Bolshoi Theater - a full house, lots of people eager for tickets and scalpers asking for $15, which is a lot for Moscow.But the performance inside was a departure for the Bolshoi. Through its 200-year...
  • A Harsh Spotlight

    June 22, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    When Vladimir Goussinsky walked out of jail here last Friday night, he was not just another released prisoner waiting to be formally arraigned.As the television screens showed, Goussinsky's three days in prison left the media tycoon and leader of the Russian Jewish Congress looking...

  • Bloodless Coup

    June 15, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Escalating tensions in the Russian Jewish community exploded for all to see this week as authorities arrested Vladimir Goussinsky, the media tycoon who also serves as the president of the Russian Jewish Congress (RJC).

    Tuesday's arrest, reportedly on charges of fraud and embezzlement,...

  • The Many Faces of Putin

    March 30, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    There have been at least two Vladimir Putins so far: the man who after being designated heir apparent by Russian President Boris Yeltsin promised President Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair that he would pursue free market reforms and human rights, and the former KGB...