Viktor Stern Told He Must Leave USSR by June 15
Menu JTA Search

Viktor Stern Told He Must Leave USSR by June 15

Download PDF for this date

Viktor Stern, son of Dr. Mikhail Stern who is currently serving an eight-year prison term in the Soviet Union, has been told by the authorities that he must leave the USSR by June 15, the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry reported today. The SSSJ also reported that Mikhail Varnavitsky, son of the “top activist” in Leningrad, Israel Varnavitsky, has received an exit visa. Mikhail’s father, who suffers from a severe heart condition, and his mother, have been denied an exit visa, the SSSJ reported.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund