We Are Jews Again”: Jew­ish Activism in the Sovi­et Union

Yuli Kosharovsky; Ste­fani Hoff­man, trans.; Ann Komaro­mi, ed. & intro.
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June 19, 2017

Yuli Kosharovsky’s author­i­ta­tive four-vol­ume his­to­ry of the Jew­ish move­ment in the Sovi­et Union is now avail­able in a con­densed and edit­ed vol­ume that makes this com­pelling insider’s account of Sovi­et Jew­ish activism after Stal­in avail­able to a wider audi­ence. Orig­i­nal­ly pub­lished in Russ­ian from 2008 to 2012, We Are Jews Again” chron­i­cles the strug­gles of Jews who want­ed noth­ing more than the free­dom to learn Hebrew, the abil­i­ty to pro­vide a Jew­ish edu­ca­tion for their chil­dren, and the right to immi­grate to Israel. Through dozens of inter­views with for­mer refuseniks and famous activists, Kosharovsky pro­vides a vivid and inti­mate view of the Jew­ish move­ment and a detailed account of the per­se­cu­tion many faced from Sovi­et authorities.

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