We flew what the 1989 Soviet press branded a rodent flight. “Rats run for their lives when the ship is sinking,” the newspapers mused, “much like those of our citizens who have decided to abandon the Motherland when the country is going through difficult times.” The difficult times...
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A Comforting Song for Holocaust Remembrance Day
Tag: Soviet Jewry
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Marina Ottaway tells the Council on Foreign Relations that compromise is still elusive in the secularist-Islamist battle for control of Egypt.
There is a real struggle for power in Egypt right now between the Islamist forces, mostly...
March 18, 2012 | 3:10 pm
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Writing for Bloomberg, Pankaj Mishra looks at the shifting ties between Iran, the U.S. and Israel, and what it could mean in the future.
Any rapprochement between Iran and the U.S. will have to acknowledge Iran’s centrality in its...
February 17, 2011 | 10:41 am
In an article that hit the Forward website today, Rex Weiner asks Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky the question that’s on many peoples’ minds: Will Yaroslavsky run for mayor of Los Angeles in 2013?
“I’ve been asked by many people,” Yaroslavsky said, speaking...
August 26, 2009 | 1:26 pm
U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) is being remembered in the Jewish community for his huge impact on domestic issues such as education and health care, but also as a giant in the Soviet Jewry movement.
Kennedy “was one of the earliest, strongest champions on behalf of Soviet...
December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pm