Solzhenitsyn and the Jews

Many thanks to Richard Edmondson for this extensive research.

Fig Trees and Vineyards

“At the first foreign conferences where Soviet diplomats participated, in Genoa and at The Hague (1922), it could not remain hidden from Europe that the Soviet diplomats and their assistants consisted to a large extent of Jews.”

–Alexander Solzhenitsyn

August 3 marks the ninth anniversary of the death of famed Russian author Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Among his many books, perhaps the most famous is The Gulag Archipelago, published in 1973. It provides a close-up look at the old Soviet system of forced labor camps and  includes the author’s own firsthand observations.

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Solzhenitsyn and the Jews