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Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry

  • Charges Dropped Against Protestors

    Charges have been dropped by New York City Criminal Court Justice Roger Hayes against all 55 rabbis and laypersons who were arrested October 12 at the Soviet UN Mission here. Their demonstration coincided with the Reagan-Gorbachev Iceland summit meeting and Yom Kippur eve. The protesters, who had been charged with disorderly conduct, were organized by… More ▸

  • 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 ▸