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A Journey - Russia to the Promised Land (1)
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Creator:  Weiss, Avraham ; Cohen, Pamela S.Requires cookie*
 Title:  Avi Weiss and Pamela Cohen broadside concerning Mikhail Gorbachev  
 Dates:  1991 
 Call No:  1993.006 
 Abstract:  The broadside consists of a statement issued by Rabbi Avi Weiss and Pamela Cohen expressing criticism of Yeshiva University's Cardozo School of Law for granting Mikhail Gorbachev its first Democracy Award in 1992. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration 
Creator:  New York Legal Coalition for Soviet Jewry.Requires cookie*
 Title:  The Soviet Union in the Dock: Violations of International and Soviet Law  
 Dates:  1977 
 Call No:  1991.010 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a binder entitled "The Soviet Union in the Dock: Violations of International and Soviet Law", which is comprised of eight legal briefs prepared by members of the New York Legal Coalition for Soviet Jewry. Also included in the work are accounts of the treatment of some Jewish Prisoners of Conscience while in the U.S.S.R. 
 Size:  1 folder 
 Subjects:  International law -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Refuseniks | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy 
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 Title:  Jewish Defense League photographs and clippings  
 Dates:  1969-1971 
 Call No:  2004.098 
 Abstract:  The Jewish Defense League (JDL), founded by Rabbi Meir Kahane in 1968, ultimately adopted the goal of combating manifestations of Jew-hatred regardless of scale, and often adopted violent means to achieve its goals. The collection consists primarily of photographs and clippings relating to JDL protests and other activities from 1969-1971. There is also a small amount of printed ephemera and correspondence. 
 Size:  .5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Israel -- Politics and government | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Political activists -- United States 
Creator:  Garber, AkivaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Akiva Garber Soviet Jewry collection  
 Dates:  1970-1990 
 Call No:  2007.005 
 Abstract:  Steve/Akiva Garber was active in the Yale University chapter of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry (SSSJ) during the 1970s. After leaving Yale, he became active in the Israel Public Council for Soviet Jewry, which helped many Soviet Jews escape and resettle in Israel. The collection consists of reports, newspaper clippings, publications, correspondence, notes and sound recordings relating to the struggle for Soviet Jewry in the United States and Israel, and especially relating to the Yale chapter of the SSSJ. 
 Size:  2.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union | Refuseniks | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations | Students -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies 
Creator:  Commission of Inquiry on the Rights of Soviet JewsRequires cookie*
 Title:  Commission of Inquiry on the Rights of Soviet Jews collection  
 Dates:  1971 
 Call No:  2012.003 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of reports and other documents presented at hearings of the Commission of Inquiry on the Rights of Soviet Jews, held on June 22, 1971. 
 Size:  .5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Antisemitism -- Soviet Union | International law -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Refuseniks | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations 
Creator:  Laufer, Leo ; Laufer, ShirleyRequires cookie*
 Title:  Leo and Shirley Laufer Soviet Jewry collection  
 Dates:  1970-2006 
 Call No:  2008.001 
 Abstract:  Shirley and Leo Laufer were a couple from Dallas, Texas, who worked diligently to help Soviet Jews escape from the Soviet Union. They wrote to refuseniks and encouraged others to do so as well, and they helped immigrants to the United States find homes and jobs. The collection consists of correspondence, notes, articles, leaflets, booklets and bulletins belonging to the Laufers. 
 Size:  0.25 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union -- Social conditions | Refuseniks -- Case studies | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations 
Creator:  Stern, Geoffrey ; Stern, JeromeRequires cookie*
 Title:  Stern family Soviet Jewry book and photographs  
 Dates:  2011 
 Call No:  2012.009 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of a book entitled A Journey - Russia to the Promised Land that chronicles a trip taken by members of the Stern family of New York City in July, 1974 to the Soviet Union to visit with and provide support for Soviet Jews. The book contains numerous photographs, many of which are on a CD also included in the collection. 
 Size:  .5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  A Journey - Russia to the Promised Land | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews, American -- Travel -- Europe | Jews, American -- Travel -- Soviet Union | Refuseniks | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations 
Creator:  Student Struggle for Soviet JewryRequires cookie*
 Title:  Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry Records  
 Dates:  1956-2010, 2017; Bulk Dates: 1964-1991 
 Call No:  1993.099 
 Abstract:  Grassroots national student organization formed by Jacob Birnbaum in 1964 to oppose the persecution of Soviet Jews and promote their right to emigrate freely from the Soviet Union. Collection contains correspondence, questionnaires and statistical information on refuseniks, administrative and financial records, press releases and publicity material, newsletters, clippings, photographs, publications, reports, reel-to-reel tapes, audiocassettes, videotapes, CDs, and buttons, bumper stickers, posters, uniforms and other ephemera. 
 Size:  Approximately 266 linear feet (351 manuscript boxes, 10 record cartons, 1 map box, 17 flat storage boxes, 13 exhibit panels, and 42 artifact boxes.) 
 Subjects:  Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union -- Migrations -- History -- 20th century | Soviet Jewry Action Newsletter | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration | Student movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies | Students -- New York (State) -- New York -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies 
Creator:  Hoffman-Bialek, SheilaRequires cookie*
 Title:  Sheila Bialek collection on Lillian Hoffman Soviet Jewry activism  
 Dates:  2010-2011 
 Call No:  2010.004 
 Abstract:  Lillian Hoffman was born and lived in Denver, Colorado, and was active in numerous philanthropic causes throughout her life, in particular, Soviet Jewry. The collection consists of a six-volume work compiled by Hoffman's daughter Sheila Bialek to document her mother's life and work in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Hoffman's Soviet Jewry activism. Video recordings of recollections of Hoffman by former Soviet refuseniks and Soviet Jewry activists, as well as several news articles about an event Bialek held in East Hampton, N.Y. in August, 2010 to honor of her mother's accomplishments, are also included. 
 Size:  .5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Freedom From Tyranny | Jewish women -- United States -- Biography | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Political activists -- United States | Soviet Union -- Emigration and Immigration -- Government policy | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations 
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 Title:  Soviet Jewry Movement Oral History Project recordings  
 Dates:  2009-2017 
 Call No:  2010.001 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of oral history video interviews of various activists in the Soviet Jewry movement, which began largely as local grassroots efforts in the 1960s, but grew into a worldwide campaign to oppose the persecution of Soviet Jews and promote their right to freely emigrate from the Soviet Union. 
 Size:  0.75 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Antisemitism -- Soviet Union | Jewish refugees -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Political activity | Jews -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century | Refuseniks | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations | Student movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies | Students -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies 
Creator:  Kenvin, Helene SchwartzRequires cookie*
 Title:  Helene Schwartz Kenvin collection on Jews in the Caucasus and Central Asian Republics of the Former Soviet Union  
 Dates:  1984-1999 
 Call No:  1999.099 
 Abstract:  The Caucasus Network (CN) is an organization founded by Helene Schwartz Kenvin in 1984 that provides aid to and advocates on behalf of Jews in the Caucasus and Central Asian Republics. Following the fall of the Soviet Union, the CN's main activity became to assist residents of the Caucasus and Central Asia republics in obtaining refugee-status admission to the United States. The collection consists of the CN's administrative records, individual case files, and reference resources from the period 1984-1999. 
 Size:  45.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Caucasus -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 20th century | Caucasus -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Jews -- Caucasus -- History | Jews -- Caucasus -- Social life and customs | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union -- Migrations -- History | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Refugees, Jewish -- Soviet Union | Refugees, Jewish -- United States | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy | United States -- Emigration and immigration | United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 
Creator:  Brafman, MorrisRequires cookie*
 Title:  Morris Brafman papers  
 Dates:  1955-1992; Bulk Dates: 1964-1990 
 Call No:  1992.020 
 Abstract:  Morris Brafman was a journalist and businessman involved in Revisionist Zionism and active in Jewish causes, particularly Soviet Jewry. The collection consists of various records of the American League for Russian Jews, which he founded in the early 1960s, as well as numerous materials relating to Soviet Jewry, Mid-East issues, and other Jewish causes and professional interests with which he was involved. 
 Size:  58.0 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Antisemitism -- Soviet Union | Israel -- Emigration and immigration | Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Middle East -- Politics and government | Occupational training for Jews | Revisionist Zionists | Soviet Union -- Ethnic relations | Vocational education -- New York (State) -- New York | Zionists -- United States 
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 Title:  Soviet Jewry movement commemorative material collection  
 Dates:  2007-2017 
 Call No:  2008.002 
 Abstract:  The collection is comprised of DVDs and printed material from events and works that commemmorate the international rights campaign to end the persecution of Jews in the USSR and guarantee their freedom to emigrate that took place primarily from the 1960s through 1991, known as the Soviet Jewry Movement. 
 Size:  .25 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Antisemitism -- Soviet Union | Jewish day schools -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- Soviet Union -- History -- 20th century --Exhibitions | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Political activists -- United States | Refuseniks -- History -- Exhibitions | Student movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies | Students -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies | United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Zionism -- Soviet Union -- History -- Exhibitions 
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 Title:  Leon H. Charney Collection  
 Dates:  1912-2016; Bulk Dates: 1965-2016 
 Call No:  2017.006 
 Abstract:  Digital collection of materials documenting the life and activities of Leon Charney, a lawyer, author, businessman and philanthropist who hosted a public affairs program on cable television for more than 20 years. Charney also served as an advisor to various government leaders, and as an expert in Middle East affairs, was called upon to function as a backdoor liaison during the negotiations between Israel and Egypt leading to the 1979 Peace Treaty signed by the two countries. 
 Size:  3155 digital files and one small box; 141 GB of image and audio/video files 
 Subjects:  Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1973-1993 | Cantors (Judaism) -- United States | Egypt--Foreign relations--Israel | Israel -- Foreign relations -- United States | Israel -- Politics and government | Israel--Foreign relations--Egypt | Jewish authors -- United States | Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish philanthropists | Jews -- Persecutions -- Soviet Union | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Middle East--Foreign relations--United States | Songs, Hebrew | Soviet Union -- Emigration and immigration | Synagogue music | United States -- Foreign relations -- Israel | United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century | United States--Foreign relations--Middle East