Yosef Mendelevich

An Israeli flag in a Soviet high security prison

An Israeli flag in a Soviet high security prison

The former prisoner of Zion tells of the flag-lined Independence Boulevard he created in a USSR prison for Yom Haatzmaut.Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich, 4/29/2020, 5:32 PM
From an illegal Jewish movement to a Seder in the Gulag

From an illegal Jewish movement to a Seder in the Gulag

Joining an illegal Jewish movement in Russia and the attempted hijacking of a plane in an attempt to reach Israel resulted in the writer spending the Passover Seder in the Gulag. Read about the Seder and watch the video of his story.Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich, 4/3/2020, 5:37 AM
A tale of Jewish valor

A tale of Jewish valor

Interview with former Prisoner of Zion and hero Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich who reveals that the Holocaust triggered his activism as a youth. It is a tale of true Jewish valor. Tzvi Fishman, 5/2/2019, 7:31 AM
When they come for us, we'll be gone

When they come for us, we'll be gone

Review of Gal Beckerman's book, "When They Come for Us, We'll  Be Gone- The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry."Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich, 1/6/2019, 3:51 PM
Ex-Prisoner of Zion: Terrorist strikers don't deserve anything

Ex-Prisoner of Zion: Terrorist strikers don't deserve anything

Rabbi Yosef Mendelevich attacks government's soft treatment of terrorist prisoners holding hunger strike.Eliran Baruch, 4/19/2017, 7:45 PM
'How to talk to Reform Jews'

'How to talk to Reform Jews'

Following Naftali Bennett's controversial visit to Conservative shul, Ex-Prisoner of Zion Mendelevich explains how it is done.Hezki Baruch, 12/17/2015, 8:07 PM