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Triumph over tyranny
Philip Spiegel

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Triumph over tyranny
the heroic campaigns that saved 2,000,000 Soviet Jews
Philip Spiegel ; foreword by Natan Sharansky

Published 2008 by Devora Pub. in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Foreword / Natan Sharansky
Prologue: Theodor Herzl and the Zionist dream
Pt. 1. EARLY EFFORTS TO SAVE THE "JEWS OF SILENCE" 1920-1967. The Bolshevik Campaign to eradicate Judaism
Chabad's clandestine activities to keep Judaism alive
Secret operations sponsored by the Israeli government
Western voices for the Jews of silence
Sowing the seeds of a grassroots movement
Mobilizing a critical mass in New York
Pt. 2. SOVIET JEWISH RESISTANCE AND RENAISSANCE 1967-1990. I am a Jew and Israel is my homeland
The foiled hijacking that launched and international movement
You will never leave the Soviet Union
Teach Hebrew, go to prison
The Refusenik community casts its own safety nets
Pt. 3. THE HUMAN RIGHTS CONNECTION 1968-1986.Andrei Sakharov, champion of human rights
The Helsinki watch groups
Natan Sharansky, prisoner of Zion, spokesman for democracy
Pt. 4. SUPPORT GROUPS IN THE FREE WORLD 1967-2007. Two conferences on Soviet Jewry
Grassroots activism in California
The Union of Councils for Soviet Jews
Support from American Christian and Jewish clergy
European activism for Soviet Jewry
Support from the medical and scientific communities
HIAS support for Soviet Jews going to America
Pt. 5. AMERICAN LEGISLATIVE AND DIPLOMATIC SUPPORT 1972-2007. U.S. Congressional action links trade to emigration
The Congressional human rights caucus
Advocacy from Reagan's State Department
Pt. 6. POST-SOVIET CAMPAIGNS 1991-2007. Help my people go
Let my people know
Let my people go
Let my people know
Let my people live
Aliyah activist Memorial in Israel.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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DS135.R9 S74 2008

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