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Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry

  • Nudel Removed Forcibly from a Moscow-bound Bus by Kgb Agents

    Long-time refusenik Ida Nudel was removed from a Moscow-bound bus in the city of Bendery last Thursday while en route to meet with Elie Wiesel, who was visiting Moscow, according to both the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry and the Long Island Committee for Soviet Jewry. Witnesses said she was picked up by her arms… More ▸

  • Jewish Couple Detained by Kgb for Two Hours and then Released

    Inessa and Victor Flerov were detained for two hours by the KGB in Moscow on Wednesday as they demonstrated in front of the Communist Party Central Committee headquarters, it was reported by the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry. At the time, they were holding up a sign that read “Families Should Not Be Separated.” Victor… More ▸

  • Soviet Refusenik Sentenced

    Twenty-seven year old Moscow refusenik Alexi Magarik was sentenced Monday to three years in prison for alleged “drug possession” by a Tbilisi court, the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry reported here. His appeal will be within ten days. According to the SSSJ, Magarik, who is a cellist and Hebrew teacher, was arrested on March 14… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Eighteen-year-old Leningrad refusenik Boris Lifshitz was forcibly inducted into the Soviet army Tuesday although he is suffering from ulcers, the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry reported here. According to the SSSJ, this was “clearly further retaliation against his father, Dr. Vladimir Lifshitz, who was sentenced recently to three years in the Gulag for ‘anti-Soviet slander’.”… More ▸