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When they come for us, we'll be gone : the epic struggle to save Soviet Jewry

Author: Gal Beckerman
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws on newly released government documents to trace the three-decade effort to protect Jewish Soviet citizens after World War II, providing coverage of the movement's impact on Judaism, the Cold War, and immigration.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gal Beckerman
ISBN: 9780618573097 0618573097
OCLC Number: 505420673
Description: 598 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: After the thaw, 1963-1970 --
Beneath the earth, 1963-1966 --
"Failure may have become our habit," 1963-1964 --
A circumcision at the Dacha, 1966-1969 --
The overall orchestra, 1965-1969 --
"Escape, daughter of Zion dwelling in Babylon," 1969-1970 --
Part II: Their own détente, 1970-1980 --
Outrageous things, 1970-1972 --
Birth of the refusenik, 1970-1972 --
Linkage, 1972-1975 --
Politiki and kulturniki, 1975-1977 --
The shaming, 1977-1978 --
Trial and exile, 1977-1980 --
Part III: Slouching towards glasnost, 1981-1987 --
Hopelessness, 1981-1984 --
Pawns again, 1985-1986 --
"Mr. Gorbachev, let these people go!" 1986-1987 --
Afterword: Hundreds of thousands, 1988-1991.
Responsibility: Gal Beckerman.
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Drawing on newly released Soviet government documents as well as hundreds of oral interviews with refuseniks, activists, Zionist "hooligans," and Congressional staffers, the author shows not only how  Read more...

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