Lessons Learned: The Soviet Jewry Movement

By Philip Spiegel

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, December 2012

The Soviet Jewry movement learned many lessons from the civil rights movement. The leaders of both movements urged nonviolence as a method of political struggle. Both movements were successful in attracting media attention through their non-violent confrontations. The Soviet Jewry movement did not remain parochial but attracted support from other groups, including Christian groups.

Topic: Civil Rights, Soviet Jewry, Activism, Social Issues

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.43/No.695

Page Number(s): 15-16

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Genre: Article

Identifier: issn:0049-0385

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Spiegel, Philip. Lessons Learned: The Soviet Jewry Movement. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. December 2012: 15-16. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=15736


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