The Jewish Story Season 5: Soviet Jewry – The End Game

Posted by Mike Feuer on August 3, 2022
Topics: The Jewish Story

The Jewish Story Season 5

Episode 22: Soviet Jewry – The End Game

The third and final episode in our series on Soviet Jewry in which Russian Jews are finally able to leave the Soviet Union. The 1980s saw a welding together of American Cold War policies and the struggle for Soviet Jewry in a dramatic fashion. Super power summits, Glasnost, the release of Russian refusenik Natan Sharansky and the Freedom Sunday demonstration all came together to achieve one purpose – let my people go

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Mike teaches Hasidut, Rav Kook, Halakhah at Pardes. He has learned Torah in a number of Jerusalem area institutions, including Yeshivat HaMivtar, the Mir Yeshiva and Sulam Yaakov. He received smicha (rabbinic ordination) from Sulam Yaakov in conjunction with completing the Israeli Rabbinate’s laws of kashrut certification. You can find books written by Mike by clicking here Rav Mike is creating a wondering Jewish history podcast. To learn more on how you can support his podcast please visit Michael Feuer on Patreon. Mike also has been active in Jewish education, formal and informal, for many years. To learn more about his experiences visit the Pardes website to read more.

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