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Soviet Jewry Book

Soviet Jewry Book

Jerome Chanes’ insightful review of Gal Beckerman’s outstanding new book on the Soviet Jewry movement (“Inside An ‘Epic Struggle,’” Nov. 19) cites the handful of other books on the topic. However, he omits the excellent, detailed “Triumph Over Tyranny” by Philip Spiegel, (2008, Devora Publishing), which has a foreword by Natan Sharansky. These books go hand in hand with the seminal film documentary, “Refusenik” (2007, produced by Laura Bialis). Taken together, they paint a more complete picture of the Soviet Jewry movement.

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