"The Monstrous Case: Stalin's Assault on the Jewish Antifascist Committee"

December 4, 2001

The Andrei Sakharov Archives and Human Rights Center presented a talk by Joshua Rubenstein, Northeast Regional Director of Amnesty International USA.

Joshua Rubenstein has been professionally involved in human rights and international affairs as an activist and scholar for more than 25 years. Apart from heading the Northeastern Chapter of Amnesty International USA, he is a long-time Associate of Harvard's Davis Center for Russian Studies. He has been a staff member of AIUSA since 1975. He has written or edited three major books on Soviet history: Soviet Dissidents: Their Struggle for Human Rights, the first comprehensive history of the dissident movement; Tangled Loyalties: The Life and Times of Ilya Ehrenburg, a full-scale biography of the controversial Soviet Jewish writer and journalist; and his latest book, which he edited with Vladimir Naumov, Stalin's Secret Pogrom: The Postwar Inquisition of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee, which has just been published by Yale University Press (in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum) as part of its Annals of Communism Series.

This event is cosponsored by The Andrei Sakharov Archives and Human Rights Center and The International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life.