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Aaron, Saralea Zohar


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Saralea Zohar Aaron papers

Identifier: P-771

Collection contains the correspondence, flyers, reports, research, and other documents relating to the life and efforts of Saralea Zohar Aaron on behalf of the freedom for Soviet Jewry and Ethiopian Jewry movements.

Aaron participated in the activities of the New England chapter of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry in the early 1970's; as a nurse, she wrote several reports describing harsh medical conditions of imprisoned Soviet Jews; she wrote letters on behalf of these movements, mostly to congressmen; and was a member of the Boston Committee to Save Ethiopian Jewry, a grassroots group which advocated for their rescue, for which she was the recording secretary during 1979-1980.

Dates: undated, 1864, 1922, 1971-1984