In Kiev I Spent a Lifetime One Day

By Eleanor Spark

Eugene Borowitz, April 14, 1978

The author, an American Jew, shares her experience of visiting Kiev, being observed by the KGB, meeting elderly Jews in the synagogue, and making contact with a Yiddish-speaking young Jewish dissident on the street, to whom she gave books on Judaism and Israel.

Topic: Civil Rights, Antisemitism, Democracy, European Jews, Freedom, Jewish Identity, Prejudice, Human Rights, Former Soviet Union (FSU), Soviet Jewry, Russian Jews, Censorship, International Relations, Diaspora, Communism, Ashkenazi Jews, Activism, International Relief/Aid, Yiddish, Discrimination, Outreach, Authority, Identity

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.8/no.153

Page Number(s): 114-116

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Kiev, Ukraine , United States , USSR

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Spark, Eleanor. In Kiev I Spent a Lifetime One Day. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 14 April 1978: 114-116. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=8996


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