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Soviet Jewry

Moving Inward: bringing liberation movements into the Jewish community

Act out, through tableaux vivants, the ways Jews took what they had learned from the Civil Rights Movement and other liberation movements and used these insights to change the Jewish community.

Donna E. Arzt with Her Family in Maine

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Donna Arzt with family, on vacation in Maine.

Photo courtesy of Dr. Alvin Arzt.

Donna Arzt with family, on vacation in Maine.

Photo courtesy of Dr. Alvin Arzt.

Donna E. Arzt Celebrating Her Birthday with Faculty Friends

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Donna E. Arzt celebrating her birthday at home with law school faculty friends.

Photo courtesy of Dr. Alvin Arzt.

Donna E. Arzt celebrating her birthday at home with law school faculty friends.

Photo courtesy of Dr. Alvin Arzt.

Donna E. Arzt

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Human rights lawyer and teacher Donna E. Arzt (1954 – 2008) in a cap from the Drug Enforcement Agency, which shared her initials.

Photo courtesy of Dr. Alvin Arzt.

Human rights lawyer and teacher Donna E. Arzt (1954 – 2008) in a cap from the Drug Enforcement Agency, which shared her initials.

Photo courtesy of Dr. Alvin Arzt.

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Donna E. Arzt

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Human rights lawyer and teacher Donna E. Arzt (1954 – 2008).

Human rights lawyer and teacher Donna E. Arzt (1954 – 2008).

Donna E. Arzt

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Human rights lawyer and teacher Donna E. Arzt (1954 – 2008).

Human rights lawyer and teacher Donna E. Arzt (1954 – 2008).

Founding of Women's American ORT

October 12, 1927

Women's American ORT was founded in a Brooklyn kitchen.

Sylvia Rothchild

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Sylvia Rothchild has used both fiction and nonfiction to explore the cultural identities of twentieth-century Jewish immigrants to the U.S., including the mass wave of Eastern European immigrants in the early part of the century, Holocaust survivors and emigrés from the Soviet Union.

Courtesy of Sylvia Rothchild

Sylvia Rothchild has used both fiction and nonfiction to explore the cultural identities of twentieth-century Jewish immigrants to the U.S., including the mass wave of Eastern European immigrants in the early part of the century, Holocaust survivors and emigrés from the Soviet Union.

Courtesy of Sylvia Rothchild

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Feiga Izrailevna Kogan

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Feiga Kogan.
Courtesy of the Russian State Archive of Literature and Art.
Feiga Kogan.
Courtesy of the Russian State Archive of Literature and Art.

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Irina Jacobson

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Irina Jacobson.
Courtesy of Janice Ross.
Irina Jacobson.
Courtesy of Janice Ross.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Soviet Jewry." (Viewed on May 29, 2016) <http://jwa.org/topics/soviet-jewry>.

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