Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Overview Leonid B. Heifets was born 1926 in what is now Belarus. Dr. Heifets began his medical training at age 16, obtaining an MD, PhD and ScD. He participated with the World Health Organization as a member of Russian medical expeditions to the Congo in 1960 and 1962. He immigrated to the United States in 1979 and was employed by the National Jewish Hospital as head of the Mycobacteriology laboratory for 32 years. In 1994 and 1994 he went to Botswana and South Africa as an American expert on...
Overview Letter in Russian from E. Shevardnadze to U.M Vorontsov which expresses congratulations for recieving the diplomatic post of Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of USSR to France. The letter is signed "with respect" E. Shevardnadze: Georgia, Tblilisi.
Overview Letter from Igor Ivanov to U.M. Vorontsov. This letter is not dated.
Overview Letter from the President of Russian-American Business Council to Ambassador and Plenipotentiary U.M. Vorontsov.
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.
Overview Audio digital recording of an interview conducted by Deborah Palmieri with Yuli M. Vorontsov in 1998. In this second part of the interview Vorontsov talks about the relationship between the United States and Russia and how that relationship has changed from the Cold War period. He comments on the achievements of his career and how he is most proud of bringing the United States and Russia together when during the Cold War they hated eachother. Vorontsov also supplies his comments and opinions...
Overview Image of a hand drawn picture by Yuli M. Vorontsov. The picture is of a boat out at sea.