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American dreams and the state of statelessness

April 10, 2014 / Comments Off on American dreams and the state of statelessness
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Jasper Johns American flag painting at the MOMA

My review of Stateless documentary in Tablet When I was at Limmud last month, I had a chance to see a new documentary on the Soviet-Jewish immigration of the late ’80s, called Stateless. I also got to write a Stateless documentary review for Tablet Magazine and naturally, I think you should go read it. The…

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Soviet Jewry books: A reading assignment

February 6, 2012 /
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Russian Reading List for trip

I made a reading list! Or “curated” if you want to be fancy about it. You all should go read it. It’s for the Jewish Book Council and covers what I consider some of the best reading on Soviet Jewish history. The books are: When They Come for Us, We’ll be Gone: The Epic Struggle…

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The Big Jewcy 2011 – I’ve been listified

June 8, 2011 / Comments Off on The Big Jewcy 2011 – I’ve been listified
The Big Jewcy 2011 list

My first list! I’m incredibly flattered and honoured to be among some very fine (and much more deserving) company for the Big Jewcy 2011 list from Jewcy.com. The Big Jewcy: Lea Zeltserman – Blogging The Soviet Jewish Experience And make sure to take a look at the full list (which is still being updated daily)…

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