Power of Protest - the movement to free Soviet Jewry

Updated: May 6

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The Movement to Free Soviet Jews, perhaps the most successful human rights movement in the twentieth century, shows that voices raised in protest can lead to remarkable achievements. This unit discusses what it means to protest—and more specifically, what it means to empathize with those in need, and how empathizing can lead to action. Students will learn about how young people can connect with others around the world and how to support others.

The following lesson was crested by the National Museum American Jewish History and Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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