Larry Lerner is President of the Union of Councils for Jews in the former Soviet Union (UCSJ).
By Larry Lerner
Two Ukrainian Cemeteries Housing Holocaust Victims Are In Danger Of Destruction — To Make Room For A Hotel
In the city of Lviv in the Ukraine there are two cemeteries for the burial of Jews. The old Jewish cemetery, one of the most famous in Europe, was started in around 1420 and was closed by 1855 due to the cholera epidemic. Then in 1850, a new Jewish cemetery was started and today it…
Push Russia on Human Rights
It has now been 38 years since President Ford signed the historic Jackson-Vanik Amendment, a piece of legislation that will soon expire. At this moment, as the future of the amendment is under debate in Congress, it is important to look back at the role it served as one of the most potent weapons for…
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