Subject Source: Lcnaf
Found in 3 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...
Dates: 1929-1996; Majority of material found within 1968-1978
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