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Stories from the Collections: Former AJHS Executive Director on the Archive of the American Soviet Jewry Movement and finding his Bar Mitzvah twin

In celebration of Archives Week 2016, Center and partner
staff collected and recorded stories about the collections and services at the
Center and its partners. If you have ever wondered why archives matter and how
archives can change lives, just have a listen.

In this recording, archivists Andrey Filimonov and Leanora
Lange of the Center for Jewish…

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Highlight from Recently Digitized American Soviet Jewry Movement Collections: Seattle Action for Soviet Jewry Records—Travel to the USSR—Visiting Jewish Refuseniks in the Soviet Union

by Andrey Filimonov

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Folder with information for the American Soviet Jewry movement activists traveling to meet Jews in the Soviet Union. Seattle Action for Soviet Jewry Records, I-507, American Jewish Historical Society 

Thanks to generous support from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC), the Center…

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