Jewish Emigration from the Soviet Union to Utah

Jan 17, 2012

Tuesday, January 17

The book Streaked with Light and Shadow: Portraits of Former Soviet Jews in Utah features the stories of the emigration of Jews from the Soviet Union to Utah. The book’s editor Leslie Kelen, Executive Director of the Center for Documentary Expression in the Arts, will lead a discussion and several people featured in the book will tell their stories at an event Wednesday evening at 6:30 at the Wagner Jewish Community Center in Salt Lake City.

On Tuesday’s Access Utah Tom Williams talks with Leslie Kelen and emigres Natasha Rapaport and Alex Kravtsov.

In the last segment of the program Ann Cannon joins Tom Williams to discuss the lost art of the handwritten note.