Soviet Union

Bernie Sanders Denies Honeymooning in the Soviet Union

Presidential candidate and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) switched up the story of his “very strange” honeymoon location, telling Rebel Media’s Jessica Swietoniowski over the weekend that he did not honeymoon in the Soviet Union, despite previously suggesting otherwise.

In 1988, then-mayor of Burlington (Vt.) Bernie Sanders traveled to the Soviet Union to establish a “sister city” relationship with the city of Yaroslavl. | Alex Wong/Getty Images

Long Lost WWII-era Soviet Songs Brought to Life in Israel

TEL AVIV, Israel — In a musty basement hall of an unassuming building nestled among modern high-rises in the heart of Tel Aviv, a few hundred spectators are kindly requested to turn off their cellphones. What makes the typical scene surreal is that they are asked to do so in Yiddish — the playful, lyrical language of Diaspora European Jews.

In this Sunday, July 7, 2019 photo, Russian Jewish songwriter Psoy Korolenko, left, and Canadian historian Anna Shternshis perform a song from "Yiddish Glory," a Grammy-nominated project that brings to life the lost songs of World War II, in Tel Aviv, Israel. The songs describe the harrowing World War II …