For students in the 1960s, Wiesel's cri de cœur was the first of three shocks that would galvanize their nascent public student Soviet Jewry movement into a tidal wave of action, writes one activist.
By Avi Weiss
Jacob Birnbaum, a founder of the Soviet Jewry movement, was a heroic, legendary figure, writes Rabbi Avi Weiss. More ▸
Albert Chernin, executive vice chairman emeritus of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs who helped lead the Soviet Jewry movement, has died. More ▸