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Isi Liebler, activist for Soviet Jewry, dead at 86

Journalist and former leader of Australian Jewish community Isi Liebler passes away.

Isi Liebler, activist for Soviet Jewry, dead at 86

'Never too late' not just an adage – circumcision at 80

How an 80-year-old born during the Soviet regime began learning about the rich history of his People and reached unfathomable heights.

'Never too late' not just an adage – circumcision at 80

Pesach 1963: The struggle to free Soviet Jewry

Pesach 1963: The struggle to free Soviet Jewry

Our Soldiers Speak has chosen the wrong speaker

Our Soldiers Speak has chosen the wrong speaker

Make sure those you love know how much they mean to you

Make sure those you love know how much they mean to youplayer

How Wiesel inspired the Free Soviet Jewry movement

Elie Wiesel was best-known for his work preserving the memory of the Holocaust - but his impact extended far beyond the past.

How Elie Wiesel inspired the Free Soviet Jewry movement

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.'

Sharansky marks 30 years: No power can stand against usplayer

The Man Who Opened the Gates for Soviet Jewry

Mark Dymshitz wanted desperately to leave the USSR for Israel. His actions would pave the way for thousands to find freedom.

Watch: The Man Who Opened the Gates for Soviet Jewryplayer

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.

'Prisoner of Zion' Marc Dymshits Passes Away, Aged 88

Recalling How 'Jewish Housewives Defeated the KGB'

Exhibit celebrating 25 years to release of Soviet Jews launches in NYC, and reminds when Jews are united they can achieve the 'impossible.'

Recalling When 'Jewish Housewives Defeated the KGB'player

The Russian Front and the Jews

The story of the Jews of Russia in the Holocaust will be explored at a symposium at Bar Ilan University Monday.

Was the Russian Front a Catalyst for the Final Solution?

FSU Dissident Yelena Bonner, 88

Former Jewish Soviet Union dissident Yelena Bonner has died in a Boston hospital at the age of 88.

Soviet Dissident Yelena Bonner Dead at 88

Kahane Biography Now in Hebrew

The translation into Hebrew of the authoritative biography of Rabbi Meir Kahane is occasion to talk with the author - his widow, Rebbetzin Libby.

Kahane Biography Now in Hebrew

Sharansky: Freedom & Nationalism

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky says universalism and freedom do not contradict Jewish identity and the aspiration for a Jewish State.

Sharansky: No Clash in Identity, Human Rights Values player

Jewish Students Show Us the Way - Once Again

Jewish Students Show Us the Way - Once Again