Isaac Babel’s ‘Odessa Tales’

Isaac Babel is not a household name in the United States. Despite the fact that the Russian playwright, journalist and author has been dead for more than 75 years, he remains a figure filmmaker David Novack believes is as relevant
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DAVAI: Jewish Gangsters in Odessa Аs a Cultural Phenomenon

Our Shabbat with Guest Speakers series continues with a tremendous Russian-Jewish presenter, chair of upcoming Limmud FSU in Manhattan: Yigal Kotler and his highly intruiging subject of Jewish organized crime in Odessa, one of the most interesting themes of pre-Soviet Jewish history, which was often described (more...)


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