Fifty years ago, a group of daring Georgian Jews openly asked for freedom. Their ‘Letter of the Eighteen’ remains one of the most consequential moments in the history of European Jewry, paving the way for the exodus of 1.5 million Soviet Jews.
The full English text of the letters that spawned the exodus of Soviet Jewry
How anti-Semitic Soviet propaganda informs contemporary left anti-Zionism
Symbolic commemoration of a massacre is subsumed in national politics