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Soviet Jewry Movement Explored In Panel Exhibition, Opens 12/6Soviet Jewry Movement Explored In Panel Exhibition, Opens 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) presents Power of Protest: The Movement to Free Soviet Jews, a new exhibition exploring one of the most successful human rights campaigns to date. The panel exhibition showcases Americans' efforts in the late 1960s through 1990 to free refuseniks Jews who lived in the Soviet Union and were denied the rights to live freely, practice Judaism, or leave the country due to their religion. It is on view at NMAJH December 6, 2017 through January 15, 2018, and will then travel to a number of venues across the country. (more...)