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How We Freed Soviet Jewry

posted on December 7, 2012

Allison Hoffman at Tablet looks at the 25th anniversary of the 250,000-person protest in Washington that demanded freedom for Jews in the Soviet Union who were denied permission to leave. Hoffman tells the history of the march through interviews with its organizers and other important figures. Hoffman writes, “Perhaps most impressively, it mobilized the American Jewish community—young and old, secular and religious, liberal and conservative—behind a single cause to a degree that had never been seen before, and has not been seen since.”


Read at Tablet Magazine