Imprisoned upon applying for an exit visa to Israel, the painter Leonid Lamm found artistic inspiration in the suffocating homogeneity wrought by Soviet despotism.
An amendment sponsored in 1989 by U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, who passed away this week, enabled thousands of Soviet Jews to build new lives in America.
On the occasion of the 2013 Emma Lazarus Statue of Liberty Award, a video commemorates Avital Sharansky's nine-year campaign to free her imprisoned husband, sparking. . .