Hoffman, Lillian, 1913-1996
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Babi Yar Park in Denver, Colorado was dedicated on October 2, 1983 to memorialize the September 1941 massacre of the Jews that remained in the Ukrainian city of Kiev, at a ravine called Babi Yar. The Babi Yar Park Foundation was formed under the leadership of Helen Ginsburg. Collection contains minutes, administrative papers, correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, news clippings, photos, public relations materials and architectural drawings from the Babi Yar Park between 1969-2015.
File — Box: B331.01.0001
Overview (3) books and (3) DVDs. Books are part of a series. Books II, III, and VI of ''Freedom from Tyranny: Lillian Hoffman's Struggles & Triumphs to Save Soviet Jewry'' also corresponding DVDs - ''A Fascinating Archive of Conversations and Exhibits of Lillian Butler Hoffman's Life'' and second copy of that DVD that is a "Special Edit for Hebrew Union College, 5 min. 10 min. and 28 min. versions"; Also a third and fourth version for Regis University and Brandeis University (2014); (1) DVD title: ...
Overview Collection contains books and videos, related to Lillian Hoffman from 1960 through 2014. Lillian Hoffman was a founding and active member of the Colorado Commitee of Concern for Soviet Jewry. She began public Jewish protests in Denver and was the first to speak to a Soviet Jewish prisoner.
Overview Soviet Jews who wanted to emigrate from the Soviet Union were known as "refuseniks." American Jewish students formed the Student 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...
Dates: 1929-1996; Majority of material found within 1968-1978
Overview 8 mm audio reel from Radio Moscow
Overview 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
Overview File contains newspaper clippings from 1943-1986 about Jewish Denver groups and organizations, including synagogues, non-profits, schools, and community groups.