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Where Would Russia's Jews Go?

The situation for Jews in Russia is far from ideal. But where is it ideal?

A Hanukkah celebration in Moscow’s Revolution Square in December 2016. Artyom GeodakyanTASS via Getty Images.

A Hanukkah celebration in Moscow’s Revolution Square in December 2016. Artyom GeodakyanTASS via Getty Images.

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March 13 2017
About the author

Konstanty Gebert, a columnist and international reporter with the leading Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza, is the author of eleven books and co-founder of Midrasz, a Polish Jewish intellectual monthly.


Maxim Shrayer’s perceptive, moving, and funny essay, “The Prospect for Russia’s Jews,” puts me in mind of a joke that was fresh when the world was still young and that I’ll render here in an updated version.

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