Because the early Sixties, a few 1.3 million Jews from the Soviet Union and its successor states have immigrated to the West, essentially to Israel and the U.S.. mostly a result of innovative and skillful mobilization efforts of Jews and their acquaintances during the international this nice exodus had very important ramifications for US family with the Soviet Union/Russia and Israel. moreover, the good fortune of yank Jews in mounting and maintaining this lobbying attempt represented a coming of age for the neighborhood, which on a couple of a long time ahead of were not able to extricate hundreds of thousands of Jews from Europe and the Nazis. This e-book, half heritage, half social gathering, combines essays via students with memoirs and primary hand bills to chronicle this notable rescue project.
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