Natan Sharansky, Chairman of the executive of the Jewish Agency for Israel, was a founding member of the Moscow Helsinki Group and spent nine years in the Gulag for his human rights activities.

The Kotel Compromise: An Opportunity Not to Be Missed

How a failure to come to an agreement to allow equal access to the holy site for the non-Orthodox would reverberate across world Jewry


Why Political Prisoners Matter

The Soviet refusenik recalls the politics that led to the founding of the Helsinki Group 40 years ago today


A Eulogy for Vladimir Slepak

Natan Sharansky remembers his ‘loyal and dependable friend,’ Jewish refusenik and leader, who died yesterday

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