My Failed Search for anti-Semites in Belarus

A response to Avital Chizhik: Belarus may be a post-Soviet dictatorship grappling with the Jewish ghosts of its past, but can’t we give Eastern European non-Jews the benefit of the doubt before we generalize them all as anti-Semites?

Belarus is often overlooked, either overshadowed by the imposing prominence of neighboring Russia, or simply dismissed as Europe’s last dictatorship. So when I read the piece in Haaretz by Avital Chizhik on Belarus recently, which pivoted around the unease she felt as...