Fred Greene Papers
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of materials pertaining to the Soviet Jewry movement produced by local Long Island, NY, organizations, such as the Long Island Federation of Temple Youth and the Coalition to Free Soviet Jews, as well as national organizations such as the National Conference on Soviet Jewry and Hadassah. Included are newsletters, pamphlets, fliers, buttons and a haggadah. Also included are news clippings pertaining to the Soviet Jewish emigration from the U.S.S.R.
The collection consists of one folder.
- undated, 1989-1990, 1992-1993
- Greene, Fred (Person)
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The Papers of Fred Greene represent one collection housed within the Archive of the American Soviet Jewry Movement (AASJM). These papers reflect the effort, beginning in the 1960s through the late 1980s, of thousands of American Jews of all denominations and political orientations to stop the persecution and discrimination of Jews in the Soviet Union. The American Soviet Jewry Movement (ASJM) is considered to be the most influential Movement of the American Jewish community in the 20th century. The beginnings of the organized American Soviet Jewry Movement became a model for efforts to aid Soviet Jews in other countries, among them Great Britain, Canada, and France. The movement can be traced to the early 1960s, when the first organizations were created to address the specific problem of the persecution and isolation of Soviet Jews by the government of the Soviet Union.
Fred Greene is a Senior Rabbi at Temple Beth Tikvah, Roswell, GA. He has served several congregations and organizations, including the New Israel Fund and the Union for Reform Judaism, focusing on adult education, youth, outreach, and leadership development. During the late 1980s and early 1990s Rabbi Greene was involved in the Soviet Jewry movement in the Long Island, NY area.
1 Folders (1/4 linear foot)
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The papers of the Soviet Jewry activist, Rabbi Fred Greene, contain materials pertaining to the Soviet Jewry movement produced by local Long Island, NY, organizations, such as the Long Island Federation of Temple Youth and the Coalition to Free Soviet Jews, as well as national organizations such as the National Conference on Soviet Jewry and Hadassah. Included are newsletters, pamphlets, fliers, buttons and a haggadah. Also included are news clippings pertaining to Soviet Jewish emigration from the U.S.S.R.
The collection is arranged into a single series.
Collection is located in Consolidated Box P29.
Donated by Fred Greene in 2006.
- Guide to the Fred Greene Papers, undated, 1989-1990, 1992-1993 *P-971
- Processed by Andrey Filimonov
- © 2013
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