A Bit of History

Here is some Russian history that most Russians may not know, nor most Israelis. Part of the difficulty could be that that the Soviet Union’s archives have not been fully opened to the public, and I doubt they ever will be.

How many of us have heard of Genrikh Yagoda, Yezhov, Lazar Kaganovich or Leonid Reichman?

How many of us know that “38.5 percent of those holding the most senior posts in the Soviet security apparatuses were of Jewish origin”?

Sever Plocker of Ynetnews.com has more.

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