Ukrainian and Jewish political prisoners in the gulag: toward solidarity, mutual understanding and cooperation

The penal institutions in which the Soviet Union imprisoned dissenters had as their purported aim not simply the act of isolating and punishing political opponents but also of “correcting”, or “re-educating” them. It is therefore…

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Franko and Jabotinsky: Setting the stage for cross-cultural understanding between Ukrainians and Jews

Two writers, two politicians. Two outstanding public figures. And two intriguing viewpoints on the historic challenges of Ukrainian-Jewish relations. The Ukrainian writer Ivan Franko passed away in 1916. The Zionist leader Vladimir Jabotinsky was from…

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