Building an International Network

By the mid-1970s, the movement for Soviet Jewry had become an international effort with ties to activists around the world. Their efforts ranged from supporting protests and hunger strikes in the Soviet Union to lobbying public officials at home. Gradually these joint efforts led to important shifts in Soviet policies on emigration despite dozens of setbacks along the way.

Securing the Heart Valves

Rabbi Bernard Mehlman

Smuggling them In

Rabbi Bernard Mehlman

The Result

Rabbi Bernard Mehlman

Offering Hope

Cantor Roy Einhorn

Visiting Rabbis

Anna Charny

A Network of People

Alla Aberson

Women Played a Pivotal Role

Judy Wolf

Keeping the Movement Alive

Sheila Decter


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