Sharansky to Shultz: “I can assure you that your name will remain with us forever as a liberator of millions of Soviet Jews”

Former US Secretary of State George Shultz Fondly Remembered for Pivotal Role in Securing Freedom for Soviet Jews
by Staff
February 8, 2021

The pivotal role of former US Secretary of State George Shultz in securing the freedom of persecuted Jewish communities in the Soviet Union was warmly recalled on Monday, one day after he passed away at the age of 100. In a 2017 speech, Shultz was identified by Natan Sharansky — one of the leading “refuseniks” of the Soviet era who went on to become head of the Jewish Agency — as “a liberator” of Russia’s Jews. “You played a crucial role in bringing down the Iron Curtain and giving freedom to the people. READ MORE

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