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Binah: Masha Gessen with Sue Fishkoff

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Journalist Masha Gessen talks about her latest book, Where the Jews Aren’t: The Sad and Absurd Story of Birobidzhan, Russia’s Jewish Autonomous Region. She also shares advice for surviving under autocratic rule, drawing from historical sources and personal experience.

She’s joined in conversation by Sue Fishkoff, editor of j., the Jewish news weekly of Northern California.

David Kwan is the editor and producer of Binah, featuring remarkable artists and thinkers who’ve come to speak at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco as part of their Arts & Ideas program.