Are Putin and His Olympics Good for the Jews?

There is one minority group in Russia that has been repressed and persecuted for centuries, but seems to be fully behind the Sochi Olympics: the Jews.

SOCHI, Russia — The 2014 Winter Olympics that will begin here on February 7 are already being overshadowed by an international outcry over the Kremlin’s policy toward gay rights, its suppression of dissident political voices, and protests by environmentalists outraged at the material and natural cost of the most expensive Olympic Games ever. And then there's the simmering tension with the country’s...