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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 
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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