The Cummings Center for Russian Studies, Tel Aviv University is pleased to announce the appearance of Volume 14 in the Cummings Center Series:
Documents on Soviet Jewish Emigration edited and annotated by Boris Morozov
301 pp., 1999, incl. 21pp. of biographical notes, index
cloth $69.50, published by Frank Cass, London
The volume contains 75 outstanding documents relating to the struggle for Jewish emigration from the USSR in the years 1957-1989. These documents qualitatively broaden the base of source material for the topic. Included are minutes of Politburo meetings, resolutions of the Politburo and Secretariat and materials prepared by the KGB and Ministry of the Interior concerning 'refuseniks' and Zionists in the USSR. It also contains dossiers on individual activists, statistical data on the emigrants and on those refused exit visas, reports arriving through embassy channels on efforts of foreign activists and politicians on behalf of refuseniks and Prisoners of Zion, as well as documents of the Department of Propaganda and Agitation, where the character and methods of the struggle against Zionist ideology were established.
Boris Morozov has been a Research Fellow at the Cummings Center since his immigration to Israel in 1991. He is a Doctor of History from Moscow State University. From 1978 to 1984 he worked at the Institute for Documental Research and Archives of Glavarkhiv.
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