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Jews, Soviet

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 177 Collections and/or Records:

1972 Diploma Tax, 1968-1978

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Identifier: B093.01.0002.0008
Overview Miscellaneous materials related to the 1972 diploma tax, a reference to the one-time payment imposed in the Soviet Union on would-be emigrants who received a higher education in the USSR. It was introduced in August 1972. Also called a Ransom tax.
Dates: 1968-1978

Action Central , 1968-1978

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Identifier: B093.01.0005.0014
Overview Miscellaneous materials related to Action Central, part of the Union of Councils for Soviet Jews.
Dates: 1968-1978

Action Committee in Soviet Jewry, 1968-1978

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Identifier: B093.01.0001.0001
Overview Contains news Bulletin on Soviet Jewry": newspaper articles regarding the Action Committee in Soviet Jewry. Union of Councils for Soviet Jews created massive lists of Refuseniks and political prisoners in the Soviet Union (Prisoners of Conscience)." The Union set up action committees in cities across the U.S. and began the "Adopt a Prisoner" program.
Dates: 1968-1978

Action Committee of Newcomers from the Soviet Union, 1968-1978

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Identifier: B093.01.0001.0002
Overview Various background materials on Newcomers from the Soviet Union in Action Committees. The Union of Councils for Soviet Jews created massive lists of Refuseniks and political prisoners in the Soviet Union (Prisoners of Conscience)." The Union and set up action committees in cities across the U.S. and began the "Adopt a Prisoner" program.
Dates: 1968-1978

Action Committee of Newcomers from the Soviet Union, 1968-1978

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Identifier: B093.01.0001.0003
Overview Various background materials on newcomers from the Soviet Union. in Action Committees. The Union of Councils for Soviet Jews created massive lists of Refuseniks and political prisoners in the Soviet Union (Prisoners of Conscience)." The Union set up action committees in cities across the U.S. and began the "Adopt a Prisoner" program. The Committees also helped immigrant Soviet families.
Dates: 1968-1978

Action Newsletter - Minnesota, 1968-1978

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Identifier: B093.01.0002.0022
Overview Materials related to and copies of the Soviet Jewry Action Newsletter.
Dates: 1968-1978

Adopt a Prisoner, 1968-1978

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Identifier: B093.01.0005.0005
Overview Information on particular groups or classes of prisoners and dissenters. The Union of Councils for Soviet Jews. The Union created massive lists of Refuseniks and political prisoners in the Soviet Union (Prisoners of Conscience)." The Union set up action committees in cities across the U.S. and began the "Adopt a Prisoner" program. The Colorado Committee was a member of the Union of Councils.
Dates: 1968-1978

American Jewish Committee, 1968-1978

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Identifier: B093.01.0001.0004
Overview Various materials related to the American Jewish Committee and the American Conference on Soviet Jewry. American Jewish Committee is a Jewish advocacy group established on November 11, 1906. It is one of the oldest Jewish advocacy organizations. The American Conference on Soviet Jewry was a coordinating body to advocate on behalf of Soviet Jews, organized in 1964.
Dates: 1968-1978

American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry, 1968-1978

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Identifier: B093.01.0002.0027
Overview Materials related to the American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry. In 1964 national Jewish organizations met at the Wilshire Hotel in Washington DC. They agree to launch an ad hoc American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry (AJCSJ), a coordinating body to advocate on behalf of Soviet Jews.
Dates: 1968-1978

American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry, 1968-1978

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Identifier: B093.01.0002.0028
Overview Materials related to the American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry. In 1964 national Jewish organizations met at the Wilshire Hotel in Washington DC. They agree to launch an ad hoc American Jewish Conference on Soviet Jewry (AJCSJ), a coordinating body to advocate on behalf of Soviet Jews.
Dates: 1968-1978