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Sunday, March 6 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Jewish National Consciousness in The Soviet Union (1960s-1970s)

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This presentation will profile underground Zionist groups, underground educational groups, the Soviet trials of the Jews of the period, the Dolnik case, the legal struggle for aliyah, and the reaction of the Soviet regime from the eyes of someone who lived through the Soviet-Jewish experience.

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Vladimir Machlis

1944 - born in Moscow to Jewish parents.1951 - 1961 - elementary/high school.1962 - 1965 - Flight Academy (graduated as a helicopter pilot).1965 - expelled from the Youth League for expressing discontent with Soviet treatment of the Jews.1965 - 1971 - a pilot with Aeroflot Soviet... Read More →

Sunday March 6, 2016 2:00pm - 2:50pm EST