Film screening & discussion – Operation Wedding documentary
Leningrad, 1970. A group of young Soviet Jews who were denied exit visas, plots to “hijack” an empty plane and escape the USSR.
Activity: Present & Protest: get inspired by creative and non-violent 70's protests
The following can be used as a lesson or an activity. The lesson covers some creative protests for Soviet Jewry, that received media attenti
The growth of the communist regime in George Orwell's "Animal Farm"
The film tells about a group of animals on a farm in England that has a vision - to transform from an "enslaved people" into a "free people"
Read & discuss: 13 year old against the KGB (short story)
Introduction and background on life in the Soviet Union in the 1970s through the perspective of a young girl. How to stay true to ideals und
[Tisha B’Av] Hebrew poetry & song (adv): Won’t you ask after, O Zion, the weal of your captive?
Associated with the tragedy of Tisha B’Av — the long Jewish exile — and its grand Zionist “correction” with the emergence of the State of Is
Sharansky's matzah in Soviet Solitary confinement
The Haggadah's words were felt as KGB agents surrounded them. Later he would "celebrate" Passover in the Gulag.
Next Year In... Moscow ? - The Red Haggadah
A special Haggadah was written and distributed in the USSR in which the cry for revolution, not Jerusalem, was was brought to the table.