by Reena Sigman Friedman

Women Refuseniks Unite

Women denied visas to emigrate from the Soviet Union must endure the fear and frustration of living as refuseniks, says Yelena Dubienskaya, a former refusenik and one of the founders of “Jewish Women Against Refusal.” Dubienskaya, at a recent program in Philadelphia, told how women must cope both with their own and their husbands’ loss of a job and the anti-Semitism experienced by their children.

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