An Oral History of the Rally to Save Soviet Jewry

Tablet Magazine How We Freed Soviet Jewry Twenty-five years ago today, a rally of 250,000 people changed the fate of Jews worldwide. An oral history. By Allison Hoffman Originally published December 6, 2012. (American Jewish Historical Society)   Twenty-five years ago today, an estimated quarter of a million Americans, most of…

USCIRF Alarmed by Anti-Semitic Remarks in Hungary

On December 3, 2012, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released the following statement regarding the anti-Semitic remarks of Hungarian politician Marton Gyongyosi: [box] Marton Gyongyosi, a Hungarian politician from the far-right Jobbik party,  on November 26 issued a statement in Parliament urging the government to create a…