Passover Freedom March for Soviet Jewry
Gift of Wendy Eisen
Id no. 1999.P.134, Photograph
Canadian poet Irving Layton leading a torch light march on behalf of Soviet Jewry. Banners translate from the French: "USSR Free the Jewish Prisoners of Conscience." Wendy Eisen, in the center, wears a sash referring to Ida Nudel, who was was exiled by the Soviet government in 1978 on the accusation of supplying information to American intelligence.
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