A video introduction to the participants of the Russian-Jewish Community Leadership Program — their identity, nationality, and hope for community.
Quoting an African proverb, Rabbi Wolpe said “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” It’s not hard to understand the wisdom of that proverb, but what if you don’t feel that there is a community — an extended family — to go with? How far will you go before you are lost and alone? This is the very dilemma facing young ex-Soviet Jews around the world today.
Boris Kievsky’s presentation on Russian-Jewish history, “The Trotskys, the Bronsteins, and the Kievskys,” is now available on DVD.
Rus-holme Syndrome – An excerpt from Boris Kievsky’s presentation for the Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles — The Trotskys, the Bronsteins, and the Kievskys — on January 9, 2012 at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles.
Alan Dershowitz demonstrates the anti-Semitism inherent to Ukrainian culture for hundreds of years and still represented today — just by pulling Ukrainian currency out of his wallet.
An interview excerpt with fellow ex-pat screenwriter Alex Litvak (Predators, The Three Musketeers).