A Cossack pogrom — a century ago
Larry DomnitchFeb 14, 2019
One century ago this week, a catastrophe struck Jewry. On the Sabbath day, Feb. 15, 1919, horror came to the Jewish community of the Ukrainian town of Proskurov. The...
The Balfour Declaration: reflecting on a centenary
Larry DomnitchNov 02, 2017
Amid the destruction of WWI, hope emerged upon the horizon for the beleaguered Jewish people — the Balfour Declaration. The war, which Germany officially joined on the...
Russian Revolution and the Jews
Larry DomnitchFeb 23, 2017
It is the centennial of the Russian Revolution. The first stage, which lead to the Bolshevik Revolution later that year, started in the capital city of St. Petersburg....