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Because the early Sixties, a few 1.3 million Jews from the Soviet Union and its successor states have immigrated to the West, essentially to Israel and the united states. mostly as a result of inventive and skillful mobilization efforts of Jews and their associates during the global this nice exodus had very important ramifications for US kinfolk with the Soviet Union/Russia and Israel. additionally, the luck of yank Jews in mounting and maintaining this lobbying attempt represented a coming of age for the group, which on a couple of a long time ahead of have been not able to extricate thousands of Jews from Europe and the Nazis. This e-book, half historical past, half party, combines essays through students with memoirs and primary hand debts to chronicle this remarkable rescue challenge.

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