For many years, David Harris was active in one of the most successful human rights campaigns in modern history, the Soviet Jewry movement, where he served as the national coordinator for Freedom Sunday, the 1987 demonstration in Washington, D.C. that drew over 250,000 participants, the largest Jewish gathering in American history.
He was also the only Russian-speaking American activist who had unique vantage points from Moscow, Leningrad, Vienna, Rome, Washington, New York, and Jerusalem, as nearly two million people emigrated from the former Soviet Union.
Join us for this can’t-miss conversation on the Soviet Jewry campaign as a case study for effective advocacy with AJC CEO David Harris.
*Please note that this session has been updated and the previously planned session titled, "Why American Jewish Committee?" will take place on a later date.