Tag: Russian Antisemitism
The Role of Politics in Contemporary Russian Antisemitism
September 15, 1999 | Dr. Betsy Gidwitz
In recent months, since shortly after the collapse of the Russian ruble in August 1998, an upsurge of antisemitism in Russia has generated a startling increase in emigration of Russian Jewry. Among Jews in Israel and many diaspora countries, concern has grown about the fate of those Jews remaining in Russia, the largest of the post-Soviet states.