No to Extremism: Anti-fascist
The Michael Cherney Foundation began publishing a series
of books that will combat anti-Semitism and extremism in Russia.
The books will come out at the Olymp Publishing
House in Moscow. The series will be inaugurated by From Hell
to Paradise and Back: The Jewish
Question: Lenin, Stalin and Solzhenitsyn by Arkady
Vaksberg, a prominent writer, historian, journalist, and lawyer.
What is The Jewish Question? the book asks.
Why was it needed in Russia? What role played the Russian
Jews in revolutionary and anti-revolutionary movements, in
the growth and stabilization of the Soviet State, in the state's
punitive policies under Lenin, Stalin, and their successors,
and in Soviet and Russian culture?
These are just some of the questions posed
by Arkady Vaksberg. The answers will be provided through previously
unpublished testimony by the participants and eyewitnesses
of the events, and materials from family archives and writer's