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The Jewish movement in the Soviet Union

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Woodrow Wilson Center Press ; Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781421405643 1421405644
OCLC Number: 759050077
Description: xv, 450 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: From disaffection to political opportunity and activism / Yaacov Ro'i --
The surfacing of the Jewish movement / Yaacov Ro'i --
Strategy and tactics / Yaacov Ro'i --
The achievements of the Jewish movement / Yaacov Ro'i --
The impact of the Holocaust and the state of Israel on Soviet Jewish identity / Irena Cantorovich and Nati Cantorovich --
Born under the same star : refuseniks, dissidents, and late socialist society / Juliane Fürst --
Behind the scenes : the attitude of the regime and society toward Jewish emigration / Edith Rogovin Frankel --
Human rights and national rights : the interaction of the Jewish movement with other dissident groups / Yaacov Ro'i and Joshua Rubenstein --
Voices from the inside : Jewish activists' memoirs, 1967-1989 / Stefani Hoffman --
The Zionist family / Theodore H. Friedgut --
Jewish samizdat : dissident texts and the dynamics of the Jewish revival in the Soviet Union / Ann Komaromi --
Judaism and the Jewish movement / Simeon Charny --
The teaching and study of Hebrew / Ari Volvosky --
How the movement was funded / Michael Beizer --
Friends abroad : how the western campaign for Soviet Jews influenced activists in the Soviet Union / Sarah Fainberg --
The United States in the movement's triumph / George P. Shultz.
Responsibility: edited by Yaacov Ro'i ; with an epilogue by George P. Shultz.
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This book is a thoroughly researched, annotated, and well-composed study that portrays the unfolding Jewish drama in the former USSR with acuity and insight. It is an important addition to the Read more...

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