soviet jewry

The Jews of Russia

The territories of the former Russian Empire were the cradle of Jewish modernity, the birthplace of Zionism and Jewish socialism, and a major center of the Hasidic movement.

Natan Sharansky

A former Soviet dissident, Sharansky spent nine years in prison and became the face of the movement to free Jews living under communism.

Soviet Jewry Resources

Links to organizations about/related to Soviet Jewry

The Soviet Jewry Movement in America

The fight to liberate the USSR's Jews strengthened and united the American Jewish community.