Canadian Jewish Heritage Network

EISEN, Wendy : Soviet Jewry movement research notes.

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Collection
EISEN, Wendy : Soviet Jewry movement research notes.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
Env. 1.2 metres of textual records. - 74 sound elements. - 18 photographs.
Fonds No.
P0218
Scope and Content
3 and a half boxes of research notes collected in preparing the book Count Us In: The Struggle To Free Soviet Jews, A Canadian Perspective, about the history of the Soviet Jewry movement in Canada. These records include interviews with people involved in the movement as well as photographs.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
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Collection
EISEN, Wendy : Soviet Jewry movement research notes.
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
Env. 1.2 metres of textual records. - 74 sound elements. - 18 photographs.
Scope and Content
3 and a half boxes of research notes collected in preparing the book Count Us In: The Struggle To Free Soviet Jews, A Canadian Perspective, about the history of the Soviet Jewry movement in Canada. These records include interviews with people involved in the movement as well as photographs.
Date
1975-1990.
Fonds No.
P0218
History Biographical
Wendy Eisen was born in Toronto and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University, in Montreal, where she lived until 1981. She is a longtime community leader and was a Soviet Jewry activist, serving as chairman of the Montreal 35s, the Toronto 35s, and the Ontario and National Soviet Jewry Committees of Canadian Jewish Congress. At present, Wendy is the national chair of the Canadian Friends of the Israel Museum. She is the author of Count Us In: The Struggle To Free Soviet Jews, A Canadian Perspective, published in 1995 by Burgher Books in Toronto. She now lives in Toronto.
Custodial History
The collection was donated by Wendy Eisen on July 17, 2008.
Notes
P08/15.CJC National Committee for Soviet Jewry files series DA 12.
Archival / Genealogical
Archival Descriptions
Repository
Canadian Jewish Archives
Images
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