Jewish Journal

Tag: Stalin

View the most popular tags overall?

  • A playwright examines writer who fought Soviet system

    September 2, 2015 | 3:18 pm

    The persecution of Ukrainian-Jewish writer Isaac Babel under Stalin’s purges of the late 1930s — also known as the “Great Terror” — is the subject of a new play, “Isaac Babel and the Black Sea,” by Tim McNeil, who also directs. The show is a workshop production of the Stella Adler...

  • Families reading together: Two summer novels for children

    August 14, 2012 | 11:00 am

    When was the last time your fifth grader read a book written in free verse? How about a children’s version of life in Stalinist Russia?  These two very unusual novels for young people from two Los Angeles children’s authors make excellent summer reads and particularly good...