Zvi Preigerzon: the Soviet Union’s secret Hebrew writer

The story of a Ukrainian-born writer who secretly wrote in the Hebrew language his entire life while working as a coal engineer. This article by Matthew Kupfer appeared in the October/November 2017 issue of The...

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Ukrainian Director Ivan Orlenko on his debut film “In Our Synagogue”

“In Our Synagogue” is the first film by Ukrainian director Ivan Orlenko. The 30-minute, black-and-white short is based on Franz Kafka’s unfinished short story of the same name. Of the film’s total budget of just...

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Meir Dizengoff: The Odessan who built Tel Aviv

The legendary first mayor of Tel Aviv got his start in business in Odessa and France before becoming a major figure in the Zionist movement. This article appeared in the October/November 2017 issue of The...

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