Soviet Jewry Kit

Soviet Jewry Kit: Lessons 1-5  Introduction This five-part lesson plan teaches students about the plight of Soviet Jewry.  Jews in the Soviet Union were not free to express themselves as Jews or to emigrate to a different country. During this time period,...
A Hanukkah Letter From Moscow

A Hanukkah Letter From Moscow

A Hanukkah Letter From Moscow  Introduction In this lesson young students will be introduced to the idea that Jewish people in the Soviet Union were not free to express themselves as Jews or to emigrate to a different country. The original lesson plan was...

Hanukkah and Soviet Jewry

Hanukkah and Soviet Jewry  Introduction Hanukkah is a time to celebrate miracles. Like the Jews in the days of the Maccabees, the Jews in the Soviet Union were also prohibited from studying Torah and practicing their Judaism.  In this lesson, we look at the...
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