Episode 40: Rachel Sharansky Danziger: Let My Story Go

Rachel Sharansky Danziger’s connection to the Exodus story is personal. Her parents, Natan and Avital Sharansky, were born in the Soviet Union. Natan spent nine years in a Soviet prison after he was arrested for his political activism in 1977. Avital led an international campaign to pressure the Soviet regime to release her husband and other Jewish refusniks. After twelve years apart, Natan was finally released and reunited with Avital in Israel, where Rachel was born. In this episode, Rachel discusses the way her family celebrated Passover and shares what she learned from the Hagaddah about passing her family's liberation story down to her children.

Released April 6, 2020
  • Rachel Sharansky Danziger. Photo courtesy of Rachel.

  • Rachel Sharansky Danziger

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Episode 40: Rachel Sharansky Danziger: Let My Story Go." (Viewed on September 28, 2020) <https://jwa.org/podcasts/canwetalk/episode-40-rachel-sharansky-danziger-let-my-story-go>.

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