Twenty-five years ago, I joined hundreds of thousands of fellow Americans on the National Mall to draw attention to the plight of Soviet Jews. But this movement did not come to the Jewish community speedily.
Michelle Citrin, named a “Top Songwriter” by Billboard and a producer of million-hit YouTube videos, has been channeling her love of Judaism since she was a 14-year-old performing in bookstores and coffeehouses.
When it's too cold to even think of going outside, why not curl up with a good read? Senior Editor Bob Leiter has a quartet of recommendations to keep you busy in a new online feature that will appear at least once a month on our books page.