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Friedman, Rhoda



Rhoda Friedman was an early member of the Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviet Jewry and collected most of the materials for the collection. She helped organize and participated in many of the protests. She also wrote letters to the editor and to Soviet prisoners.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviet Jewry Records

Identifier: B093
Abstract Soviet Jews who wanted to emigrate from the Soviet Union were known as "Refuseniks." American Jewish students formed the Struggle for Soviet Jewry (SSSJ) in 1964 and the American Jewish Committee on Soviet Jewry (AJCSI) was also organized that year. Rabbi Samuel Adelman, rabbi of the BMH synagogue, spoke at Temple Emanuel and urged the liberal congregation to help Soviet Jews. Rabbi Raymond Zwerin, Sheldon Steinhauser, and Lillian Hoffman formed what became the Colorado Committee of Concern...
Dates: 1929-1996; Majority of material found within 1968-1978

Correspondence, 1968-1978

Identifier: B093.01.0002.0003

Various materials and correspondence related to Soviet Jewry.

Dates: 1968-1978

''Exodus'', 1968-1978

Identifier: B093.01.0004.0002

Various materials and clippings from "Exodus," published by Soviet Jewry Action Group, located in San Francisco.

Dates: 1968-1978

Oral History Interviews on Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviet Jewry, 1994 November 21

Identifier: B098.01.0006.00155

Discusses the inception, development and evolution of the Colorado Committee for Concern for Soviet Jewry. The group formed to advocate for the rights of Soviet Jews.

Dates: 1994 November 21

Records, 1968-1978

Identifier: B093.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Most of the records consist of letters, educational materials, bulletins and published newspaper accounts of activities by world-wide, national and local groups on behalf of Soviet Jews. Rhoda Friedman collected most of this material. The Records also have scrapbooks about Lillian Hoffman.

Dates: 1968-1978

Additional filters:

Archival Object 4
Collection 1
Denver (Colo.) 4
Jews, Soviet 4
Refuseniks 4
Soviet Union 3
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 2