Itil a Jewish City rediscovered in Russia – Once feared by Stalin


The city, Itil, was the capital of the Khazars, a powerful nation that adopted Judaism as its official religion more than 1,000 years ago, only to disappear, leaving little trace of its culture. It was mentioned in medieval travellers’ accounts but Soviet dictator Josef Stalin banned any research into the city and the Khazars, fearing … More Itil a Jewish City rediscovered in Russia – Once feared by Stalin