Prisoner Of Zion

'My Purim is the celebration of my life'

'My Purim is the celebration of my life'

Former Prisoner of Zion Yosef Mendelevitch speaks about his feelings on Purim exactly 36 years after his release from a Soviet Prison.Eliran Baruch, 3/13/2017, 8:48 PM
The connection between Chabad, Prisoner of Zion

The connection between Chabad, Prisoner of Zion

Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich tells the moving story of a Prisoner of Zion in a Soviet prison and his meeting with Chabad.Eliran Aharon, 11/6/2016, 11:59 PM
Prisoner of Zion marks 46 years since arrest

Prisoner of Zion marks 46 years since arrest

Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich marks 46 years since he and a group of Jewish refuseniks were arrested at Leningrad Airport.Eliran Baruch, 6/16/2016, 6:33 PM
Passover miracles: Seder in a Soviet jail

Passover miracles: Seder in a Soviet jail

Learn the fascinating story of a Prisoner of Zion who managed to scrounge together a seder in a Soviet prison, and merited to see miracles.Eliran Baruch, 4/17/2016, 9:57 PM
Natan Sharansky marks 30 years

Natan Sharansky marks 30 years

30 years after making Aliyah, former Prisoner of Zion speaks about Soviet Jewry's rediscovery of their Jewish identity and 'enormous power.'Yoni Kempinski, 2/26/2016, 9:01 AM
'Did you come to Israel to make it Soviet?'

'Did you come to Israel to make it Soviet?'

Anti-assimilation head urges ex-Prisoner of Zion Edelstein to do soul searching and fight for the Jewish state, following his call to ban.Orli Harari, 11/11/2015, 7:30 PM
Leading Prisoner of Zion Passes Away, Aged 88

Leading Prisoner of Zion Passes Away, Aged 88

Refusenik played a key role in one of the defining moments of the struggle to free Soviet Jewry with a daring plot to hijack a Soviet plane.Ari Soffer, 8/27/2015, 12:05 PM
Prisoner of Zion Returns to Russia for First Time

Prisoner of Zion Returns to Russia for First Time

Rabbi Mendelevitch, member of the famous 1970 'Operation Wedding' protest, returns to St. Petersburg for Limmud FSU Jewish conference.Ari Yashar, 12/1/2014, 12:47 PM