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Soviet Union

 Subject
Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviet Jewry Records

 Collection
Identifier: B093
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

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

 Item
Identifier: B098.01.0006.00155
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