Let My People Go! Jewish Americans & The Soviet Jewry Movement:

In celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month, CAM, the National Museum of American Jewish History and the National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry partnered for a special symposium reflecting upon the Free Soviet Jewry movement.

Blending grassroots activism and political advocacy, the movement culminated in millions of Jews behind the Iron Curtain being allowed to emigrate and practice their religion freely. The symposium will highlight the cross-communal partnerships forged between people of diverse backgrounds to achieve the movement’s goals.


Susannah Heschel

Eli M. Black Distinguished Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College; Daughter of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

Lessons in Solidarity for Today's Struggle Against Antisemitism

Lessons in Solidarity for Today's Struggle

 Against Antisemitism

Majid Alsayegh

Chairman of the Board, Dialogue Institute

Malcolm Hoenlein

Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Dr. Anita Friedman

Executive Director of Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin & Sonoma Counties in California; Board President of the Koret Foundation.

Rabbi Stanley M. Davids

Past International President of Alpha Epsilon Pi and Former Chairman of Association of Reform Zionists of America

Natan Sharansky

Former Soviet Refusenik, Chair of ISGAP

Mark Levin

Executive Vice-Chairman and CEO of NCSEJ

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY)

Co-Chair of the House Bipartisan Task Force For Combating Antisemitism

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