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Political prisoners

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Box 4, 1968-1978

 File — Box B093.01.0004: Series B093.01 [Barcode: U186020739297]
Identifier: B093.01.0004

(44) file folders include: ''Exodus'' publication; ''Hadassah''; American publications; Miscellaneous publications; Soviet jewry; Individual POC files; Soviet prisoners of conscience; Assorted people; Assorted biographies; Newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1968-1978

Colorado Committee of Concern for Soviet Jewry Records

Identifier: B093
Abstract Soviet Jews who wanted to emigrate from the Soviet Union were known as "Refuseniks." American Jewish students formed the 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 Concern...
Dates: 1929-1996; Majority of material found within 1968-1978

Committee for the Release of Soviet Jewry Prisoners, 1968-1978

Identifier: B093.01.0001.0022

Various materials related to the Committee for the Release of Soviet Jewry Prisoners.

Dates: 1968-1978