Despite the diversity of the narrators, six common themes emerged from the stories told by Soviet Jewish emigres and Jewish American activists. Each theme highlights one aspect of the movement for Soviet Jewry and deepens our understanding of questions, such as: How does an injustice that affects a small group of people inspire a national protest and eventually create an international movement? And, How does participation in such a movement alter the lives of individuals and entire communities?
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Jewish Women's Archive. "Themes." (Viewed on April 20, 2019) <https://jwa.org/communitystories/sovietjewry/themes>.